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14th-century Baguley Hall has the biggest timbers of any medieval house in England .  The daub panels were restored for English Heritage   

Holme Green, Appleton, Roebuck   

Holme Green, timber repairs

Cossington, Old Rectory:  the sixteenth-century parlour wing was built for the first married priest after the Reformation.  Its restoration won a Design Award 

Cossington Old Rectory Oriel

Cossington, Old Rectory:  the oriel window to the Closet Wing (c. 1535), a highly unusual structure made entirely of timber.  Its restoration won a Design Award

Fenay Hall, Almondbury:  the early 16th-century timber frame retains traces of a 17th-century scheme of painted decoration of stars on a black background

Cad Beeston Manor, Leeds , 1421, was restored through enabling development with a mix of office use and housing

Fleetgate, Barton on Humber, c. 1436, retains its original infill of brick, probably imported as ballast from the Low Countries

Hill House was one of three 16th-century buildings dismantled and moved as part of the environmental mitigation for the construction of runway 2, Manchester Airport

Manorial Barn, Whiston, South Yorkshire, c.1225, is thought to be the oldest timber building in northern England

The Margaret Clitheroe Shrine, the Shambles, York , incorporates behind a tall range which probably dates to the 14th century

The Old Vicarage, Tadcaster, c. 1515, has a timber frame with a sling-brace roof concealed within a masonry perimeter wall

The great hall of Royds Hall, Bradford , c. 1538, was restored following a meticulous survey of the timber frame

The plaster ceiling of the great hall of Rufford Old Hall was restored for the National Trust

Both the original lime-ash infill and timber frame of St Marys Vaults, Stamford , have been restored

The timber frame of the Chase, Cheddington, was restored using face patches to avoid disturbing the later brick infill panels

The Chase, Cheddington, timber repairs

Zeyrek is within the Historic Areas of Istanbul World Heritage Site.  The UNESCO World Heritage Committee provided funds for an exemplar restoration

Zeyrek, Istanbul

Bankhouse, Salterhebble, c. 1500, is a surviving medieval peasant’s house which reproduces in miniature the features of a house of the gentry, including a dais canopy – an unusual survival

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Last modified: November 30, 2007