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A half-timbered building has exposed wood framing. The spaces between the wooden timbers are filled with plaster, brick, or stone.
In Medieval times, many European houses were half-timbered. The structural timbers were exposed. In the United States, harsh winters made half-timbered construction impractical. The plaster and masonry filling between the timbers could not keep out cold drafts. Builders began to cover exterior walls with wood or masonry.

During the 1800s, it became fashionable to imitate Medieval building techniques. Timbers were applied to exterior wall surfaces as decoration. False half-timbering became a popular type of ornamentation in many nineteenth and twentieth century house

This illustration comes from a beautiful book on the history of arts. It was published in 1879 in Leipzig, Germany for academic studies. The book is in an excellent condition, with superb woodcuts on fine paper. You will find many more pictures in my lightboxes.

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Source: »Kunsthistorische Bilderbogen, I. Theil/ II. Theil« Verlag von E.A. Seemann, Leipzig 1879

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Keywords: Medieval, House, England, Half-Timbered, Chester - England, Print, British Culture, English Culture
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