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Edited Feb 18, 2011, 20:03
Re: The worst kind
Feb 18, 2011, 19:59
I suspect that's because it's cheaper to do blockwork and timber than cavity brickwork.


It is cheaper – much cheaper. There are two types (nearly bought one m’self up here a few years back). The best type has a life expectancy of about 50 years. Unlike brick or stone (more suitable to Avebury) both need looking after, and need retreating every 5 years or so. But that’s beside the point; black clapboard, on houses so close to the Henge, can in no way be sympathetic to a ‘development’ so close to the World Heritage Site which is Avebury.

Sorry to quote (yet again) something that has been quoted to death, but this development, and the materials used for it are, yet again, an example of, “...the wretched ignorance and avarice of a little village unluckily plac'd within it.” (‘it’ here defined as Avebury, a World Heritage Site).
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