buildings were a common sight in mainly Mid Wales during the 16th and 17th Centuries.
But Worcestershire is not that far behind, guarding a still impressive share of half-timbered
heritage in a number of rural pockets across the county.
The cottage, which is part half-timbered
and rendered cream colourwash under a slate roof, dates to 1710 and has been extensively renovated by the present owners.
He objected to the amount of car parking and said the eight-storey-high flats could spoil the area surrounding the half-timbered
register office, part of a huge royal estate centuries ago.
After a blaze badly damaged The Fleece Inn at Bretforton, near Evesham, in February tenant Nigel Smith decided to set up a bar in the half-timbered
Its countryside is lush and green, with tiny fields and half-timbered
buildings and the history of Joan of Arc, the D-Day landings, Richard the Lionheart and of course, William the Conqueror.
For information tel 0121 767 2912Bonhams' black and white half-timbered
Midland headquarters The Old House in Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, is a fascinating place for antiques sales, the building providing a suitable atmosphere.
The equipment will protect upper windows and gutters on the black-and-white, half-timbered
See the charming old mediaeval towns and villages with narrow, cobbled streets full of traditional-style half-timbered
Reconstruction / creative replica of half-timbered
buildings in the area of ?
Stratford has only a handful of half-timbered
NORMANDY Inntravel Shortbreaks (01653 617 908) offers three nights' half-board and fourth night B&B at half-timbered
Auberge de l'Abbaye in Bec-Hellouin, near Rouen for pounds 225 per person, incl Channel crossings with P&O for passengers and car.
Its countryside is lush and green, with fields and half-timbered
Included is the four-bedroomed Roxton, with its half-timbered
gables and leaded-light windows.
South Shropshire District Council has decided to prosecute an employee of an Oxfordshire firm, which acts as agents for the Mercantile and General Insurance Company of London for allegedly demolishing the 500-year-old Padmore Manor House and an adjoining 17th century half-timbered