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Weatherboarding

Wood siding commonly used as an exterior covering on a frame building consisting of boards with a rabbeted upper edge that fits under an overlapping board.
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weatherboarding

1. A type of wood siding commonly used in the early US as an exterior covering on a building of frame construction; consists of boards, each of which has parallel faces and a rabbeted upper edge which fits under an overlapping board above.
2. Same as clapboard or siding.
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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.
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.