Parapet walls and chimney stacks
are always exposed to the weather, no matter which way the wind is blowing.
Only 15 per cent of people check their chimney stack
on the monthly basis that surveyors recommend, and 21 per cent admit they've never checked this area of the house.
A pair of the birds decided that a 150ft chimney stack
at the St Fergus gas terminal was the perfect place to raise a family.
He said: "Obviously there is a fair amount of damage, a lot of chimney stacks
down and it is tough on all those people who weren't able to spend the night at home.
It's a sunny spring day in 1949 and a horse and cart is making its way down Comberton Hill towards the town centre with the chimney stacks
of the carpet factories in the distance.
This is because while the image of long terraces of stone houses, with colourful doors, slate roofs and large chimney stacks
, is known throughout the world, many people living in the Valleys are unaware of their homes' heritage value.
, 5 of which have been lowered and capped; and 17 No.
They said they had made three chimney stacks
safe before leaving.
He described the "terrific noise" when the chimney stacks
fell through the roofs of the houses.
IT WAS one of the most striking images of the Channel 4 series Country House Rescue - a plume of smoke from one of Meldon Park's crumbling chimney stacks
disappearing into the air at a cost of PS10 per hour in oil.
comfort with On this day every recliner August 23, 1949: Lightning struck Huddersfield street lights, chimney stacks
and traffic bollards in a freak storm which also flooded many cellars.
Roof gables, tall chimney stacks
, a half-timbered first storey and square front bay give a countrified period charm to the house, on sale at pounds 230,000 by Dixons' local office.