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Trehilyn Uchaf in Countrylife Magazine

Trehilyn Uchaf in Countrylife Magazine

Our tin cabin this weekend!

Outside is great for UTT…alas the furniture is too DFS for us. Sigh.

Tin roofs we admired

Tin roofs we admired

Decorative pressed tin panels we admired

Wish we knew the supplier as these are lovely! Love tin? You’ll like www.underthethatch.co.uk/fran that we designed and built.

Heritage Angel

We think this woman is amazing – and we’d kindly ask you to vote in a ’30 second’ poll that will give her National recognition. Watch the video of her amazing cottage (link below), and please, take a few seconds to vote. UTT recommended a friend (without her knowledge) for a ‘Heritage Angel’ award – […]

Books on Irish vernacular architecture

We’re fans of vernacular architecture – and have published/ helped produce a few books ourselves on the subject (Welsh/Irish interest). We’ve an interest in vernacular architecture from any country, and obviously Wales. Here’s a list of books from a country that we have a particular soft spot for – Ireland. Ireland has a peculiar relationship […]

Making ‘Falun Red’ traditional Swedish paint – Falu rödfärg!

We’re such HUGE fans of traditional Scandinavian buildings, yet despite several visits we’ve never managed to find the right UTT in Sweden (or Norway, Faroes, Iceland, Finland… but we love them all!) So we’re building one nearer to home. We want to have it in distinctive the distinctive red oxide paint…but modern paints available in […]

UTT HQ on the shore – some fresh images

The Cobbler’s children are always the worst shod, they say…and we’re probably guilty of not photographing our own home like we do the UTT cottages – so here’s a few interior shots of UTT HQ – built in 2017

Things we saw and loved in Chester

Such a handsome city!

Architectural details we loved in Chester Cathedral