limewash


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limewash

A mixture of lime and water; used to coat internal and external surfaces; a whitewash.
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Tuebrook House with its limewashed bricks and, inset, the splendid St Stephen's Church in Stoneycroft
QI WOULD like to limewash the stripped wooden floor in my dining room, but am unsure what product to use and how to apply it.
He caused controversy when he had the turreted building painted with a bright-pink-coloured mixture of iron filings and limewash.
The saturated water on top can be drained off to make limewash, or to temper a dry mix.
I want it to look almost spooky - limewash on the walls and tapestries all over," says an excited Kathryn.
Now you can bring the rustic lime-wash look indoors with a paint that gives a mottled appearance almost instantly Called Interno Limewash, the paint "blooms" into a subtle layering of shades as it dries.
They taught apprentice limemakers and plasterers to make and weatherproof the buildings with plaster, stucco, and limewash."
Documenting the occurrence of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century church graffiti, one local historian has recently suggested that part of the church wall was sometimes set aside to serve as the parish notice board, from which erasures could be made by water, scraping, or successive coats of limewash.(6) I imagine that similar procedures were followed with domestic walls, the occasional or regular deletion of whose contents allowed them to retain both their receptive capacities, and their ability to display information in such a way as to catch the eye, and activate attention or memory.
A bright yellow limewash, known as 'King's Gold' was used to paint the outer walls of the Great Hall at the end of the 1990s following the 10-year, PS8.5 million restoration of the building erected by James IV around 1500.