thatched roof


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thatched roof

A roof made of straw, reed, or similar materials fastened together to shed water and sometimes to provide thermal insulation.
See also: Roof
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Quality coverage The Burns Cottage thatched roof was perfectly recaptured 290118project_03
Bedtime story A peep into the past at Cruck Cottage After Looking fantastic with its PS13,000 new thatched roof is the Cruck Cottage at Torthorwald Work in progress Roofer lays the turf and straw thatch, and inset, tidying up the eaves
British Listed Buildings state the reason for the property's Grade II listing as: "It's a late C16 to C17 house which retains both character and features of special interest, and is unique in Llantwit Major town both as a probable longhouse and for retaining its thatched roof.
A thatched roof summer house is like a miniature Old Manor.
High value home specialist Nicki Whittaker said: "Maintenance and fire are the two most common concerns voiced by prospective buyers, but statistically a thatched roof is no more likely to catch fire than a conventional roof.
Repairing the thatched roof with new thatches, bamboo, casuarina poles and the materials like nails, screws, bolt, nuts, ropes etc.
Mithlesh switched on the torch facility on his mobile and while holding it in his mouth was searching for a packet containing sugar which was stored in the thatched roof of his shanty," Narendra Thakur, husband of the village sarpanch told The Times of India.
The thatched roof looks tropical, but there's a standard roof underneath: 2x4 framing, plywood sheathing and a layer of roofing felt.
Around 75 per cent of the tiled and thatched roof of the cottage close to the stud entrance was destroyed.
A thatched roof covers a large deck with plenty of tables where one can watch the waves, there are also a cafe permitted area with on the Broadwalk.
Authorities managed to save an extension to the pub but the thatched roof was destroyed.
IN RESPONSE to B Davies's comment regarding the proposed Mersey Observatory building, I think he will find that any "fiasco" involving new buildings/modern architecture in Liverpool is caused by people who are unwilling to look beyond or consider anything that doesn't have a thatched roof or Roman pillars.