Sources Of Information And Further Reading


  • Angold R.E., Sadd P.A., Sanders M., (1998) Fire and Thatch. Project Report for Partners in Technology Number: CI 39/3/2866. Specifications for Materials and Treatments of Thatch Volume 1. Now available through the National Society of Master Thatchers
  • Angold R.E., Sanders M., (2007) Managing Fire Risk in Historic Thatched Buildings. Journal of Architectural Conservation Vol.13 Number 3 Pages 59 – 72.
  • Angold R.E., Sanders M., (2012) Thatches and Thatching a handbook for owners, thatchers and conservators. Crowood Press ISBN 978 1 84797 321 4
  • Benjamin K. (updated 2016) Fire in Thatched Buildings http://www.burgoynes.com/articles/2013/12/fires-in-thatched-buildings
  • Building Research Establishment Action Sheets Crown Copyright (1989) HMSO
    • Domestic chimneys: re-building or lining existing chimneys.
    • Domestic chimneys: solid fuel – flue installations.
    • Repairs or rebuilding masonry chimneys (Sept. 1990)
    • Surveying masonry chimneys for repair or rebuilding. (May 1990)
  • Dorset Building Control Technical Committee The Dorset Model The Dorset Model is prescribed in Approved Document B of the Building Regulations when dealing with issues of external fire spread. The Dorset Model can be downloaded from: http://www.dorset-technical-committee.org.uk/
  • Forestry Commission website www.forestry.gov.uk
  • Glockling L D. (2015) Fires in Thatched Properties with Open Fires and Wood Burning Stoves. Fire Protection Association
  • Henry A, Glockling L D. (2017) Fires in thatched Properties. IHBC Conservation Directory .
  • HETAS, (2009) Chimneys in Thatched Properties
  • National Society of Master Thatchers (2017) Thatch Fire Prevention Advice Notes (sheets 1-8)
  • Pratt P., (1998) 1:735 John Albion & Partners, Norwich
  • Solid Fuel Technology www.solidfuel.co.uk

 

This document has been prepared by the National Society of Master Thatchers in collaboration with:

  • Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service ~ mark.white[at]hantsfire.gov.uk
  • NFU Mutual Insurance ~ anca_dutu[at]nfumutual.co.uk
  • County Thatch Insurance ~ adrian[at]county-insurance.co.uk
  • ThatchLine Insurance ~ richard[at]thatchline.com
  • HETAS ~ michael.harvey[at]hetas.co.uk
  • Test Valley Borough Council (conservation) ~ www.testvalley.gov.uk