When Baker’s people found what they suspected was a Roman roof tile we thought it was interesting and put a photo of it on the photo page.
The Church Inspecting Architect who oversees the work had rather more idea about the significance of the find and agreed to a short interview. Listen to Simon Marks‘ explanation about the roof tile which was recorded on 2 February 2016.
Here is an illustration of a very similar tile, from the Craven Museum, Skipton.
Ours is a tegula, well, half of one…
The image below shows how the decorative markings would have been visible from inside the building.