Historical Roofs, Combed wheat straw roof in Merthyr Mawr.

Original Straw Underthatch Straw Underthatch Detail.jpg Coating with Straw Coating the back of the property A very odd detail Alan looking cheesy First winter for the finished roof

This thatched roof is in Merthyr Mawr, south Wales and shows a rare form of woven straw matt in place of rafters and battens with the same combed wheat thatch method that has been used continually for the three hundred years the building has been standing...
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