PORTMADOC SLATE

PORTMADOC SLATE
Portmadoc Welsh slates were quarried in North Wales,
They got their name because they were shipped from Portmadoc. The slates are blue/grey in colour.
Portmadoc is a small coastal town that developed in the 19th century a port exporting slate. These slates were transported to the expanding cities of England.
They were used to roof the Royal Haspital in Kilmainham, Dublin