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limewash

A mixture of lime and water; used to coat internal and external surfaces; a whitewash.
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However, following completion of the limewashing 20 years, there was criticism of the colour with residents claiming it didn't match the rest of the grey structure with one local likening it to a 'giant Christmas cake' and another saying it 'looked silly'.
International paints, available from most big DIY stores, supply a brilliant product for limewashing wooden floorboards and it is really easy to apply with a brush or roller.
Roofs, windows, rendering over the walls and limewashing would all help to preserve the stonework from the elements - as the castles' builders intended.