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Old cottages and farmhouses in Kent and Sussex

W. Galsworthy Davie

Old cottages and farmhouses in Kent and Sussex

illustrated in one hundred plates printed in collotype from a special series of photographs

by W. Galsworthy Davie

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Published by Rochester Press in [England?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Kent.,
  • Sussex.
    • Subjects:
    • Cottages -- England -- Kent.,
    • Farmhouses -- England -- Kent.,
    • Cottages -- England -- Sussex.,
    • Farmhouses -- England -- Sussex.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtaken by W. Galsworthy Davie ; with some descriptive notes and sketches by E. Guy Dawber.
      ContributionsDawber, E. Guy 1861-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7562 .D28 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p., 100 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2290936M
      ISBN 100905540697
      LC Control Number86159874

      In general character and appearance these timber-framed houses bear but little resemblance to those of Shropshire or Lancashire. Very high standard of photography with excellent clear detail. Upon these main posts beams were laid across the building, project- ing forward some eighteen inches in front of the framing below, those to the angles being set diagonally, and shewing with the others in the rooms inside. The old country cottages and yeomen's houses still remaining are well worthy of care and regard, if only for the simple lessons they teach us of the beauty of fitness of purpose. When, therefore, in time the joints ved, and the buildings settled, they were, in Fii — Sinugley Farm, Goudhurst, Kent.

      The gabled houses of the towns - the N. We'll arrange for you to meet your local New Business Manager at your convenience to talk over your needs and carry out a free appraisal of your property. In much of the work the tiles merely butted against wooden angle fillets, though in some cases those purposely made for angles are used. These dwellings have full rooms and kitchens. The self catering holiday cottages that are available to rent are situated amongst untouched countryside, pretty villages and seaside towns. This book cost me 52 pounds plus the rebinding costs of about 40 pounds and was in my collection for a number of years.

      The divisions between the timbers. Chimney, Kilndown. Into this cill-piece heavy storey-posts of timber, some 8 or 9 inches square, were fixed upright, about 7 or 8 feet apart, those at the angles being generally larger and formed of the butt of a tree placed root upwards, with the top part curving diagonally out- wards to carry the angle posts of the upper story, as shewn in fig. I plain Half round ridge tile is the invariable rule, one, jht well be followed to-day, for perhaps no simpler y finish to a tiled roof has yet been found. We'll arrange for you to meet your local New Business Manager at your convenience to talk over your needs and carry out a free appraisal of your property.


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The excellent joinery ot the windows and woodwork generally is well worthy of notice. The quaint village of Tenterden, so renowned for its steeple and the legends connected with it, contains two houses, shewn in plates 16 and 17, which are typical of the early 1 6th century work.

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The bay windows of these seaside towns are a feature in themseh carried up as they often are from the ground to the tops of the houses, sometimes tour and five storeys high, and three- sided, or, as in Brighton and other of the south coast towns, semi-circular on plan, built of small squared flints, which Fig.

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Sometimes the angle mullions had shafts with moulded caps and bases worked upon them, though these are only found in early work. This done, 1 realised how greatly it would add to the inter; I and value of the views if they were accompanied by some short I account of the chief features of the buildings, marking their varying types and the chai that took place in their construction anil general treatment, and in Mr.Category:Farmhouses in Kent.

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