I'll buy all of this except for the part that the clapboards weatherboarding
idea originated in New England.
The cladding, though it looks just like traditional timber weatherboarding
, is in fact cement particle board, ready finished in a choice of colours.
Re-painting window frames, masonry and weatherboarding
not only makes a house look more attractive, but protects timbers from rotting.
Finishing the exteriors are cement particle boards, looking every bit like traditional timber weatherboarding
, available in an attractive choice of pastel shades.
Janet and Simeon were faced with a battlefield of uprooted trees, broken roof slates and smashed weatherboarding
. The 50ft-long roof of the former granary had been lifted off its foundations by the wind, timbers had cracked and slates had crumbled to dust.
There is further, huge potential in the listed barn, a six bay structure to the west of the main house, built of traditional timber framing with brick infill and some weatherboarding
Other nice details included the turned timberwork to the front porches, just enough to hint at a Victorian cottage look, together with the weatherboarding
effect of the fascia to the roof dormers.
The combination of attractive facades with weatherboarding
and carports and the superb, quiet location by the Avon, a stone's thrown from the facilities of Pershore, was bound to prove popular.'
Use of stone, render, some brick detail and weatherboarding
create the evolved look of a cottage that has grown over the years.
Perry House has a garage block in brick, sandstone and weatherboarding
with a brick floored workshop and, at first floor level, five more rooms with double glazed windows, lighting, power, telephone and fax lines.
The original building dates to the 17th century and features a mixture of stone, half timbering and weatherboarding
at first floor level.