Very nice and neat little houses, like a fairy tale!
Having been so close to the house want to stay there:)

 Thatched roof (thatch) - not uncommon in the English private sector and over the years are gaining in popularity. For the manufacture of environmentally friendly thatched roof using water reed and wheat straw dlinnostebelnoy.

 The tradition of thatched roofs is rooted in the mists of time. In the old thatched roofs were most common in England. Even the famous London's Globe Theatre, where in the 17th century were premieres of plays by Shakespeare, was covered with straw.
 Eventually, when there was shingles and other roofing materials, thatched roofs are a sign of poverty and started to leave the goods, especially in cities.
In accordance with the principle of "everything is new - is well forgotten old" again, the fashion on the thatched roof. And, unlike old times, now it's not a sign of poverty, but rather, as thatch roof - not a cheap very fun.
 The roof of straw of good quality, made by a qualified service technician can last 45-50 years.
 By tradition, a new layer of straw placed on the old, it created the accumulation of thick layers on old buildings. At more than 250 roofs in England is the main lower layers of straw, put more than 500 years ago. This gives the opportunity to learn what types of materials used in the medieval period.

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