Timber Frame Farmhouse with Herringbone Infill Panels

Survey & Condition:

  • Structural decay and movement to oak timber frame members
  • Previous inappropriate repairs to external brickwork using cement mortars
  • Previous inappropriate repairs to internal plasters using cement renders and gypsum
  • Moisture ingress encouraging damp & decay

Schedule of Repairs:

  • Replacement of decayed oak timber frame and localised repairs
  • Replacement of herringbone brick infill panels using lime mortars and matching handmade bricks
  • Removal of previous inappropriate external cement repointing and repoint with lime mortar.
  • Removal of internal cement renders & gypsum plaster. Consolidate existing lime plaster and replace on a like-for-like basis.

Acknowledgement: Steve Vine, Bricklayer & Conservator

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