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New thatched roof for the Owl and Pussycat cottage

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By Janey


New thatched roof for the Owl and Pussycat  cottage (Reed)

Do you remember I posted a pic of this cottage in the next village to ours last year? Here it is enjoying having new golden thatch laid.



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Nice to see the old traditions :o)

25 Mar, 2009

 

I would have had sweet peas around the scaffold by now.lol

25 Mar, 2009

 

its such a beautiful building

25 Mar, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

Beautiful cottage...... lovely to see traditional thatching - I like it when the thatcher has a signature animal he puts up on the roof, like a pheasant or something made from the straw/reeds.

25 Mar, 2009

 

He...he Ff! Bet they're hoping it will be done soon LOL!
Sid.....it is a stunning cottage, we'll have a look in a couple of weeks when it's finished and see how it looks then.

25 Mar, 2009

 

It's nice to see the old crafts being kept alive.

26 Mar, 2009

 

Apparently, our house was originally thatched. There are traces in the loft space. I'm glad it's not now - I prefer a solid tiled roof! The thatched cottages do look very attractive, though.

28 Mar, 2009

 

Was it Spritz? I think they look wonderful but the risk of it being damaged would worry me a lot these days. It has been finished now and they have done a wonderful job.

28 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

I love the name of the cottage , the cottage is beautiful so pretty .. I hate to say it but a couple have burnt down in this area this winter , such a shame , luckily nobody has been hurt . !

31 Mar, 2009

 

That is such a risk Amy, whether accidental or not....I wonder if there is some fire retardent proofing they put on when it's finished?....the insurance must be astronomical!

31 Mar, 2009

 

It's a faily tale looking cottage!

5 May, 2009

 

ooops, sorry , fairy I mean! IoI

5 May, 2009

 

Have a look at my latest blog Jp.......all about this cottage.....:o)

5 May, 2009



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