This is an example of what "wattle and daub" walls look like. Wattle and Daub is a way of forming a structure that serves the same purpose as walls today. Wattle was made by weaving reeds together like a basket between two supports (what we would know as studs). Daub created the semi-smooth finish as seen, daub was essentially mud. The Daub would act somewhat like sheetrock or plaster. (my words)
The House That Moved. A 15th century half timber house, located in a part of Exeter's old town became a worldwide news story when it was moved, literally, to make room for a new by-pass in 1961. The house was uprooted from its foundations, encased in a wooden structure and moved 70 meters further down the road on castors to where it now stands, no worse for the wear. Now a bridal boutique.
Monday, March 7 - Sofia, Bulgaria I woke up feeling rather worn but packed up my things and headed downstairs. Not knowing the town around and leaving too early to partake in the complimentary...
Little Moreton Hall - Wikipedia
Little Moreton Hall is a moated 15th-century half-timbered manor house 4 miles southwest of Congleton, Cheshire. It is one of the finest examples of timber-framed domestic architecture in England. The earliest parts of the house were built around 1450; the remainder was constructed in various campaigns by three successive generations of the family until around 1580.