Tell us about a special piece of architecture particular to a local area, for the chance to win £200 towards a Sawday’s stay

From oast houses in Kent to thatched longhouses in Wales, “vernacular architecture” styles – architecture characterised by the use of local materials and knowledge – is a niche but fascinating part of the British landscape. If you’ve stayed in, visited or simply seen a building that’s unique to a particular area, please tell us about it. It may be a Highland bothy converted from a shieling; Cotswolds cottages made from distinctive local stone; a weaver’s cottage in Yorkshire; or an old Cumbrian barn. We want to know all about these rare, local architectural gems.

If possible, please send a good quality photo of the building (that you have the copyright for), but remember that it is your words that will be judged for the competition.

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