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Prince Blackwell, Master Thatchers since 1974

Alan Prince is a member of the Devon and Cornwall Master Thatchers Association and is the only thatcher who has been a Member of the Devon Guild of Master Craftsmen.

Traditional thatching in South Devon

We are a family-run thatching firm based in South Brent, working in and around the South Hams in Devon.

With over forty years’ experience, we thatch to the very highest standards in the industry. We are happy to undertake all aspects of thatching work, from repairs to re-ridging to a full re-thatch.

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Expert Advice

We offer expert advice on all aspects of thatching, listed buildings and dealing with conservation officers.

Estimates and surveys

Before undertaking any work, we will supply you with an estimate and a detailed report based on our survey.


We employ experienced carpenters and will carry out all relevant carpentry work that my be required during the thatch.


We will organise all the scaffolding for you, and in doing so making sure it complies with current regulations.


New thatched roofs, thatch roof repairs and new thatched ridges in Ashburton, Ashprington, Beesands, Berry Pomeroy, Bigbury, Blackawton, Brixham, Brixton, Broadhempston, Buckfastleigh, Chillington, Cockington, Cornworthy, Dartington, Dartmoor, Dartmouth, Dittisham, East Allington, East Prawle, Ermington, Ivybridge, Harberton, Harbertonford, Hope Cove, Kingsbridge, Kingswear, Kingston, Loddiswell, Marldon, Marlborough, Modbury, Moorhaven, Newton Abbot, Noss Mayo, Princetown, Plymouth, Salcombe, Saltash, Slapton, South Brent, Strete, Stoke Fleming, Stoke Gabriel, Thurlestone, Teignmouth, Torquay, Totnes, Waddeton, Widecombe in the Moor.

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Please feel free to contact us for an informal, no obligation chat about your requirements or for further information about our services.

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