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Freephone: 0800 023 8350
Telephone: 01438 229 655
Mobile: 07961 147 476

A 4th generation family run business

Roofing Services Codicote | Roofer Codicote | Roof Repair Codicote | Flat Roof Repair Codicote

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T. J. Copping Ltd Roofing Specialists are a family owned roofing company who have been successfully trading since 1960. Their desire to offer a quality roofing service with competitive rates is as strong today as it's always been.

T. J. Copping Ltd Roofing Specialists have many satisfied customers in and around the Codicote area of Hertfordshire.

A little history about Codicote

Codicote is a large but attractive village south of Hitchin in Hertfordshire. It has lovely timber framed and chequered brick houses, of special interest being the 18th century Pond House and a half timbered restaurant that used to be the George and Dragon Inn.

Codicote Lodge is 18th century and Codicote Bury 17th century. Codicote Parish Council maintain a website for the services, businesses and amenities of the village.

Codicote church was mostly rebuilt in 1853 but still retains the 13th century work in its nave and aisles. A most unusual structure north of Codicote village is the Node Dairy and Stud, built in 1927. It is circular in design, and thatched, with a circular courtyard and a tower which is, in fact, a silo.

The first Anglo-Saxon settlements in England were created by the invaders themselves. Later on some of these small groups tended to leave the villages to found other settlements elsewhere. The cote part in the name Codicote is typical of this second phase and so it is likely that this village was founded in the later period of colonisation. The chances are that a man with a name something like Cudda came to the area and founded a settlement that became Cuddacote and eventually Codicote. In fact the earliest form of the name is recorded in 1002 as Cuthingcoton, meaning the cottages of Cuthheres people. A later alternative form of the name was Cudingacotu in which the first element is Cuda a diminutive of Cuthhere.

In the year 1002 Codicote enters the written records for the first time when King Ethelred the Unready, its owner, sold it by means of a charter for the sum of 150 mancusae, or 900 shillings of pure gold to his faithful minster Elfhelm. It was described as being five measures of ground and known as Et Cuthingcoton. Shortly after this it passed to the Abbot and Chapter of St Albans Abbey.

By 1086, the Domesday Book shows Codicotes value at six pounds. There was a total of eight hides in the manor, perhaps 960 acres, of which the Abbots bailiff farmed three and a quarter hides as the Abbots home farm. The rest was shared between a number of tenants, three humbler cottagers and one Frenchman who may have been the bailiff. In addition there were four serfs. This suggests a total population of about 100 persons including women and children. There were two mills that are now known as Codicote Mill and Fulling Mill, some meadow and pasture and some woodland.

So no matter what sort of roofing work you require, T. J. Copping Ltd Roofing Specialists are always able to visit your Codicote property to offer a free, no obligation quote.

T. J. Copping Ltd Roofing Specialists are always a phone call away and are happy to offer a thoroughly professional roofing service to their clients. With public liability insurance and a guarantee of a free, no obligation quotation, we really are the roofing company you can trust to get the job done.

Some of the specialist roofing services we carry out:

  • Any new roof work and repair work
  • Domestic and commercial roofing
  • Slating and tiling
  • Flat roofs (single ply membrane and high-performance torch-on felt)
  • Lead work, Bays, valleys, parapets, flashings and box gutters
  • Cement work (verges and chimney stacks)
  • Fascias, soffits and guttering
  • Insurance work
  • Repairs and maintenance such as slipped slates, broken tiles, leaking gutters and overhauls.

Further Information

If you would like to know more or are interested in a quote we would be happy to help. Phone us on 01438 229 655, email us at or fill in our contact form and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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Freephone: 0800 023 8350

Telephone: 01438 229 655

Mobile: 07961 147 476

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