Master Thatcher James Caro uses a "Leggett" on thatching straw to repair the roof of Anne Hathaway's cottage in Stratford

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Master Thatcher James Caro uses a "Leggett" on thatching straw to repair the roof of Anne Hathaway's cottage in Stratford
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Master Thatcher James Carouses a "Leggett" to flatten thatching straw to repair the roof of Anne Hathaway's cottage in the small Warwickshire town of Stratford-upon-Avon. The thatching will take 12-weeks to complete, and is work undertaken once every 30-years. The next time that the repairs will take place is due to be 2038. Watching him work is Apprentice Thatcher Jonty Jackson.
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, UK,