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Alford Manor House Restoration 2005 August 19

Thatching in Progress: 2005 August 19

wheat straw
wheat straw ready for use
up to the roof and under the canopy
Tony
Up on the Roof: over 20 tonnes of organically grown wheat straw and over 5 tonnes of reed will go into thatching the roof.
wheat straw ready for thatching
wheat straw thatch covering some of the original reed thatching
thatching in progress
wheat straw thatch will last about 30 years
addition of chimney pots
brickwork re-pointed
re-pointing
thatch cut off
garden
chimney stack under canopy
>>> next: 2005 August: Inside Repairs
For further details email: civictrust@alford.info
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