By the way, I believe it is a member of Hemiptera.
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The Western conifer seed bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis), an introduced species to the UK -
https://www.rhs.org.uk/biodiversity/wes ... r-seed-bug
That's definitely it;: Those zig-zag markings are surely singular.
We have lots of conifers of different types.
Those guides say that they seek indoor shelter to overwinter, and my 2nd photo (on blue) shows it crawling around the outside of our summerhouse (glorified shed). Temperatures are just beginning to drop a little here (from low to mid 20s down below 20C).
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