Portfolio Tag: thatching

Re-thatch – Luddington, Warwickshire

                  We removed the old thatch and installed a completely new thatch to this beautiful little cottage in Luddington near Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire. After taking down a few tonnes of old straw, applying a few tonnes of new straw and rebuilding a chimney the end results were…
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Re-thatch – Queniborough, Leicestershire

Unfortunately, one side of this property was beyond repair so called for a partial re-thatch. It has been thatched in Combed Wheat Reed (straw) as this is what was used before, the rest of the property has been ridged and repaired where required.
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Re-thatch – Ashby St Ledgers

We have re-thatched 6 properties in a row, Edwin Lutyens cottages in Ashby. The project took about 4 months to complete. The cottages hadn’t been re-thatched for 50 years. Over the 6 months, we endured some extreme weather conditions (but that’s all part of the job!) The listed properties made the task a bit more…
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