"He said it was a conventional fire, nothing to do with the construction of the house or the materials used, in fact the clay floor and the clom
walls survived the blaze but they had to be demolished as they became unsafe.
Figure 1(a) shows the examples of physical topology and Figure 1(b) shows its corresponding conceptual network constructed by CLOM
O fwd y gwnaed y ty, (er mawr rhyfeddod i'r mab), a dyna darddiad y gair 'ty clom
', dyna eglurhad hefyd pam ei fod yn lle mor gynnes.
Cottage is a sweet and cosy thatched cottage that captured the heart of George so much, he decided to propose to his sweetheart.
And he has re-built three clom
or earthen cottages using these methods, letting them out to eco-tourists.
The skills include traditional building methods such as clom
(building with earth) and timber frame construction, dry stone walling and traditional crafts such as making the Welsh stick chair and the love spoon.
The outbuildings: There are two small outbuildings attached to the main cottage, one used for storage and the second is a small cowshed built of 'clom
' (a regional variant of cob).
Mae o'n adfer hen fwthyn traddodiadol yn Nyffryn Aeron i'w hen ogoniant, gan ddefnyddio'r hen ddull gwreiddiol, sef clom
, sy'n gyfuniad o bridd, gwellt ac ychydig o glai.
Locally they are known as 'clom
' houses, the name coming from the Welsh term to bind or mix.
He has spent eight years reviving the tradition of building with unbaked earth and has erected Wales's first clom
house for more than 150 years.
I even found someone else using clom
(earth) for building the other day.
This encouraged people to source local building materials, such as oak for timber framing in much of Mid Wales, earth for cob or clom
walling in the West and stone in the North and other areas.