2nd Edition, Up on the Roof

The Role of Equestrian Ridge Tiles as Historical Narrative, by Debra Sloan and Peter Smith.
Up on the Roof explores traditional equestrian clay ridge tiles that from the middle ages adorned rooflines in Britain and Europe. The practice died out by the early 1800s in the UK and now those last and rare remnants are found mainly in West Country museums. Up on the Roof recounts how Bernard Leach and fellow members of the Old Cornwall Society revived the rendition in the 1920s. love the last decades memories faded once again, until, in 2014, the Leach Pottery instigated research and response. The effect of the tiles, architectural adornment, clarifies the role of art in the public realm, where it install interaction and engage