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Renovations (Front Elevation)

The most significant part of the renovation work was to repair and replace the outer covering of the main frame of the house, including major repairs to rotten timbers and replacement of all the plaster and lathe covering.

 

A carved panel hidden behind the cladding

 

Front upper storey frame

 

Older part of the upper storey

 

Upper part of front elevation of the original 15th Century house showing how the roofline was lifted when the larger roof was installed

 

Front elevation of the earlier 15th Century house

 
 

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The sole plate removed, a new one is made and reinserted

 

The house is propped up on acrows while repairs are done

 

Repairs to the sole plate as seen from the inside

 
 

The new sole plate is constructed and put into place

 

After the new sole plate is installed

 

After repairs the new lathe is fixed - approximately 5 kilometers of it!

 

The front with new lathe

 

Front after lime plaster

 
 

The finished result

 
 

Survey Drawings:    Front Elevation  North West Elevation  East Wing - Note these are large .tif files

Renovations (Internal)

 

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