Thatching the roof of St Margaret & All Saints church, Pakefield, Suffolk

Thatching the roof of St Margaret & All Saints church, Pakefield, Suffolk
Photograph taken 1949 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: AA98/07601

Originally two churches, they were combined in 1748 to become one. The church was damaged in 1941 and rebuilt in 1951, which included re-thatching the roof. It is one of very few thatched churches in the country.

Location

Suffolk Pakefield

Period

1940s (1946 - 1949)

Tags

work worker building church thatch craft tool village roof 1940s (1946 - 1949)