North Country Semi-Weathering Gray/Black (Strata Gray) is a premium quality roofing slate of varying shades of gray with numerous inclusions of black and dark gray. A small percentage of these slates will weather to tones of brown and buff over time. North Country Semi-Weathering Gray/Black (Strata Gray) is produced by select Vermont quarries and meets or exceeds ASTM test requirements as an S-1 rated roofing slate.
Arlington’s Colonial Village two-story brick apartments are designed in the Colonial Revival Style which are symmetrical. Built between 1935 and 1940, underwent a major renovation in 2012. North Country Slate supplied our Semi-Weathering Gray/Black, often called “Strata Gray” for this renovation.
A close up of the Colonial Village Apartment shows the varying shades of gray with dark gray and Black inclusions. These slates will change to tones of buff, tan and brown over time. Depending on the quarry source, the weathering process can take place within a few months or longer.
North Country Semi-Weathering Mottled Gray/Black roof with slate dormer cheek and copper snow guards.
North Country Semi-Weathering Grey/Black can exhibit a light to medium range of gray background shades with black stripes at different orientations
Lincoln University's Vail Memorial Hall in Chester County, PA with Semi-Weathering Grey/Black (Strata Gray) slate roof. This slate has varying shades of gray with some inclusions of dark gray and black. A percentage of these slates will weather to brown tones when exposed to the elements.
I have never had anything except a 5 Star Experience when working with North Country Slate.
When our clients are looking for a natural slate roof, we highly recommend North Country Slate.
We have used North Country black on a large number of occasions, and we’ve found it to be an excellent quality slate it is very “workable”.