Thatcher at work, Oldcroft cottage, Acton Trussell

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Date:1960 - 1961 (c.)

Description:Replacing the thatched roof of 'Oldcroft', the home of the Norbury family, Acton Trussell.

The thatcher is securing bunches of Norfolk reed by hammering in a nine-inch spike. The reed will later be dressed to provide a neat and weatherproof finished.

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Donor ref:IT_03 (82/14479)

Source: Mr Ian Tavernor

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