The Hob Inn in Bamber Bridge

PICTURES: Brand new roof for Bamber Bridge's historic Hob Inn after fire

One of Lancashire’s oldest pubs is getting a new hairdo six months after its historic thatched roof was damaged in a blaze.

Experts have been called in by the owners of Ye Olde Hob Inn at Bamber Bridge to re-thatch the 400-year-old building and make it look as good as new.

The Grade II Listed pub was built around 1616
The Grade II Listed pub was built around 1616
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It was closed indefinitely after the fire in late September last year
It was closed indefinitely after the fire in late September last year
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The blaze broke out in a chimney and spread to part of the thatch
The blaze broke out in a chimney and spread to part of the thatch
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More than 30 firefighters spent three hours at the scene
More than 30 firefighters spent three hours at the scene
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