timber framing

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The timberwork or steelwork that encloses and supports structural components of a building; see bent frame, doorframe, space frame, window frame, framing.
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The site, in Victoria Street, had previously been occupied by a 16th century half timbered house in which King Charles I sheltered during the English Civil War, hence the Star and Garter name which refers to the insignia of the Order of the Garter.
Slightly further afield is the market town of Ledbury, famous for its half timbered buildings and medieval Market Hall.
And, with whitewashed, half timbered houses tucked around little alleys and cul-de-sacs, it''s easy to see why.
August 30, four days from pounds 199.95 With half timbered houses and glorious cathedrals, glistening fens and sparkling rivers, fabulous shops and bustling markets, East Anglia has something for everyone.
The circa 1885 Queen Anne Victorian homes, which are the signature of the Garden Street block, feature mansard roofs with decorative half timbered gables, cutaway bay windows, shingled second stories, and entry porches with extensive millwork, beveled glass door lites and stained glass transoms.
The event is the first of 20 special occasions at the half timbered hall during 2003.
* siding--vary it with the architectural character: lap siding of varying widths, board and batten, shingles, "half timbered" (battens over stucco board); and
The Grade I listed 700-year-old half timbered building in Spon Street, city centre opens as beauty salon Aquarius Beauty on Monday.
An open day will provide an opportunity to appreciate the quality, technology and character of three stunning half timbered sandstone, barn conversions at Eardiston, near West Felton.
Today, Toe Gwyn -- situated within a conservation area -- is an architectural and historical gem, with its half timbered exterior and beams galore.
See how the mighty river carves its way through breathtaking scenery and discover fairytale castles, villages with half timbered houses and cobbled streets.
The original part of the half timbered building dates back to the 17th century and has since been improved and extended.