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half-timbered

, half-timber
(of a building, wall, etc.) having an exposed timber framework filled with brick, stone, or plastered laths, as in Tudor architecture

Half-timbered

Descriptive of buildings of the 16th and 17th centuries, which were built with strong timber foundations, supports, knees, and studs, and whose walls were filled in between with plaster or masonry materials.

half-timbered

[′haf ¦tim·bərd]
(building construction)
Pertaining to a timber frame building with brickwork, plaster, or wattle and daub filling the spaces between the timbers.

half-timbered

half-timbered
Descriptive of buildings of the 16th and 17th cent. which were built with strong timber foundations, supports, knees, and studs, and whose walls were filled in with plaster or masonry materials such as brick.
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Built from stone with part half-timber framed walls and a pitched tiled roof, the property has a Grade II listing.
Principally built of half-timber with brick beneath and slate roof, the cottage dates to the mid-18thcentury and has been carefully extended and improved to retain its original character.
Built in the late 19th century in Queen Anne style, with half-timber gablets and tall chimneys, Sandhill House is believed to be one of the earlier Southwood Mansions and retains many original features including extensive wood panelling and parquet flooring.
The Shambles, in contrast, is a cosy, narrow, cobbled street, with ancient half-timber houses - now packed with shops and tourists.
From the little town of Wetzlar, complete with the half-timber houses that are such a feature of middle Germany, we headed west to Cologne.
Highgate is listed Grade II, as being of architectural and historic interest, and is noted for its magnificent oak half-timber work, which is evident throughout.