The roof is a slow job…

…but back in June, Al was still hard at work first building the structure of the rafters, then laying boards on top.

It’s a temporary feature, but I love the shadows cast by the rafters
See those timbers forming the roof structure of the central gateway? Those were cut from a sycamore just behind the cloister. They’ve travelled about 50m.
The Ziggurat of pallets is both useful and decorative; far more stable than typical scaffolding.
A view through a classic Anglo-Saxon stone window into what is actually starting to feel like a room now!