Four views of a re-thatched house near Market Drayton (the home of gingerbread). The clients had a small holding with over 400 animals with the most famous being Jack the Goose and a life size effigy of him takes pride of place on the re-thatched ridge. www.jackthegoose.weebly.com
We like to vary our ridge designs and this is one rarely seen on any thatch roof.
Here are some pictures of us stripping a roof in Lincolnshire where previous Thatchers had put successive coats of thatch on to the layers below creating quite a thickness. We stripped all the thatch and fitted fire felt membrane over the rafters and a new 12-14” […]
Decorative Thatching is possible with the addition of a few touches. Here are some fantastic examples of the craft of making straw animals which can go on the new ridge of any thatched property. These and others can be obtained from: http://www.thestrawstore.com/index.php/straw-animals.html