Clay Bat and Cob

A history and gazetteer of the buildings and walls made from Chalk, Clay and other materials mixed together and allowed to dry naturally. 

Page link: Ashwell's Clay Bat and Earthen Structures Today
Ashwell's Clay Bat and Earthen Structures Today
How to find them - What to look for
Page link: Clay Bat building in Ashwell
Clay Bat building in Ashwell
A Brief Introduction
Page link: Clay Bat, Cob or Clunch
Clay Bat, Cob or Clunch
The basic definitions used locally
Page link: Old Walls and Buildings made of Cob and Clay Bats
Old Walls and Buildings made of Cob and Clay Bats
Historic photographs which show the prevalence of earthen structures in Ashwell
Category link: Clay Bat Buildings Today
Clay Bat Buildings Today
Some of the buildings and other earthen structures surviving in Ashwell today
Category link: Pictures from the Past
Pictures from the Past
Pictorial evidence of lost structures