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.

Here, the thatcher is using a leggett to dress bunches of Norfolk reed to the required level of the under-eaves.

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Source: Mr Ian Tavernor

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