Pilton Tithe barn: how to do a barn roof properly

A Friend sends a picture of the Pilton Tithe Barn. So much more spacious than flat beams

That's how to build a roof. Green oak, done by Peter McCurdy who worked on the Globe theatre reconstruction.

That’s how to build a roof. Green oak, done by Peter McCurdy who worked on the Globe theatre reconstruction.

It was newly reroofed in 2005 after a fire 40 years earlier. It was purchased with a benevolent grant from Glastonbury Festival’s Michael Eavis, and the restoration done with funds from English Heritage. See the near-divine Wikipedia for a good story and details.

 

 

 

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