Thaxted Essex England UK. 8 January 2019. Thatching the Ancient Almeshouses in Thaxted north west Essex.
Martin Potter from Sible Heddingham a 5th generation thatcher is seen replacing the Long Straw Thatched ridge on the roof of the Almeshouse known as the Chantry built in the 17th century. Martin Potter is using a mixture of long straw from Yorkshire and Essex to complete the job which is expected to take a month to finish. John Webbs windmill can be seen in the background.