Thatched house in Kilmore Quay, Wexford, Ireland

House in Kilmore Quay, Wexford, with traditional thatched roof. Such picturesque roofs are unusually common in this fishing port.

Folder: Ireland

Uploaded: Jul 23, 2016

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Tags: NormanDar, thatch, kilmore, wexford, ireland, roof, architecture, Kilmore Quay

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6 Comments
normandar

normandar

posted 1 year ago

Great - I'd like to see them :)

dutanana

dutanana

posted 1 year ago

Yes I know, but my grandmother 80.yrs old now, lived in cob house(wood and cob), all the time,and it house is well covered,and it stands pretty good now. I hope soon I'll take some photos. ☺

normandar

normandar

posted 1 year ago

Ah, yes we used to use that for building cottages here, but I think such buildings suffer badly in our wet climate.

dutanana

dutanana

posted 1 year ago

It is so easy to make. Its natural building material/ subsoil, water and straw . :)

normandar

normandar

posted 1 year ago

Thanks. I don't know what is "cob"?

dutanana

dutanana

posted 1 year ago

I love it! Also cob houses are amazing :)