We are very grateful to Isobel & Brian Brooks for the material that is taken from the 'Ideal Home' magazine of January 1923 
(price 1/- or 5p in modern currency)

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Something we've never seen before- tar ties, possibly dating back to the very first thatch put on this roof. These secure the inner bundles to the roof beams.