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Table of Contents

Bays, frames and boxes; Construction; Elements; Building types; Lowland zone: the east and south-east; Highland zone: the midlands, south and south-west; Highland zone: the north; The end of the tradition; Buildings to visit; Drawing and recording; Black and white

About the Author

Richard Harris spent his first day as an architectural assistant surveying a medieval timber-framed building and has been fascinated ever since. After training at the Architectural Association in London, he worked on research and reconstruction projects at Avoncroft Museum of Buildings and since 1975 he has been based at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, West Sussex, where he is Director.


'... the best general book on (England's) timber-framed buildings. Written and beautifully illustrated by Richard Harris, the book is not just essential for those interested in the subject, but because of the detail of the drawings, is invaluable for any architect involved in repairing or moving a timber-framed building.' Architects Journal 'Richard Harris has made a masterly job of his contributionto the series. The book should be purchased by every student of local history.' Bulletin of Local History.

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