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Marseille Terracotta Tile

Marseille is a French-inspired Terracotta roof tile from Monier. The Marseille Tile offers practicality and simplicity for a classically styled roof, with the colour longevity, strength and durability of terracotta. 

Key Features
  • Lasting colour that does not fade
  • Available in 4 colours
  • Made from natural clay — sustainable and energy efficient
  • Backed by Monier's 50 Year Performance and Colour Guarantee
  • 280 x 455mm (W x L) approx. 12.6 tiles/m²
Tile Roofing
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for coastal locations & cold climates
  • Suitable for use with potable water collection
  • Cross bond
  • 280 x 455mm (W x L) approx. 12.6 tiles/m²
Limitations on Use
  • Available on order and subject to lead times

Specific design requirements for Marseille:

  • Minimum roof pitch 20°
  • Roof underlay is highly recommended in all installations, and is mandatory for any roof:
    • receiving discharge from a spreader,
    • on a skillion roof,
    • on roofs in wind zone Very High or Extra High, or
    • where roof pitch is below 25°;
  • Maximum rafter length varies with roof pitch — see Product Technical Statement
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Monier Marseille Terracotta Roof Tiles conform to the NZBC (New Zealand Building Code) requirements and when installed according to Monier's instructions and NZBC, meet the following provisions:

  • Clause B2 Durability
  • Clause E2 External Moisture
Other Performance Attributes
  • Tiles are manufactured to AS 2049
  • Colour does not fade
  • Tank water safe
  • Salt Safe — will not corrode over time
  • Impervious to frost and ice — will not warp
  • Will not rust, warp, or corrode


Monier Marseilles Terracotta Roof Tiles are structurally guaranteed to perform their function and retain their colour for 50 years and are a low maintenance roof cladding option.

Monier Technical Resources
Product Technical Statement: Marseille Terracotta


Colour Range
Additional Information

Monier has a proud history in the New Zealand building industry, from the original terracotta tile to the extensive range available today, Monier tiles have long been a trusted roofing solution.

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