The combination of sunlight on a smooth surface of Thatch which also has wire netting fitted to its surface makes this roof almost shine. The Combed Wheat Straw was delivered from the West Country. The roof in Bedfordshire took one of our teams less than three weeks to re-thatch. All […]
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
The reason thatching is referred to as a craft is because every Thatcher ‘interprets’ a thatched roof in his own way and leaves his own mark or stamp on it. Here is a roof that we thatched in Bedfordshire about 9 years ago-hence why the ridge is showing some wear. […]
June 29th 2013 saw the 400th Anniversary of the fire at the Thatched Globe theatre in London. The fire was caused it is said when wadding from a stage cannon used in the play Henry V111 ignited the roof of the Elizabethan playhouse. It only took a year to rebuild […]
Another re-thatch completed. See pictures
We like to vary our ridge designs and this is one rarely seen on any thatch roof.