wattle and daub

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building material consisting of interwoven rods and twigs covered with clay

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But it was the heat from this blaze that fired the clay of the wattle and daub, preserving it for Shelly to re-discover.
Mrs Beswick is believed to have invited parties of local school children into the home to show them what life would have been like back in Tudor times, talking about the wattle and daub walls and toasting on the open fire.
It is believed that as the farmers fled the rebellion between 2008-2011, they were taken in at Vindolanda and accommodated in rows of huts with stone foundations, wattle and daub walls and thatched roofs.
"It is likely that the Iron Age remains are associated with a prehistoric roundhouse that would have been approximately eight metres in diameter, with timber supports and with walls and roof made with wattle and daub," he said.
Wattle and daub: Tar-coated exposed frame with an early pre-evolutionary version of exterior stucco--Neanderthal Stucco.
There's an old grammar school, a stunning 13th-century church and the Tudor Merchant's House which boasts 500-year-old timbers, exposed wattle and daub.
Among the topics of the subsequent chapters are a description of the people of Noen U-Loke, the mortuary record, material culture, faunal remains, pottery, remains of wattle and daub structures, and the archaeology of salt production.
Wattle and daub dwellings dating from the Neolithic period, thousands of years before the famous black and white manors of the Welsh Marches and Malverns, often appeared "white" between the timbers for the same reason - to keep the rain off and out.
From dyeing and spinning yarn to weaving cloth, from creating tin plates and lanterns to learning wattle and daub construction, Great Colonial America Projects gives students a chance to experience how colonial Americans lived, cooked, entertained themselves and interacted with their neighbors.
In the Northeast, clapboard was originally needed to cover over the medieval styled "wattle and daub" buildings of the original settlers.
Environmental Web site www.greenbuilder.com: Offering a searchable 400-page "Sustainable Building Sourcebook" online, this ambitious site provides experienced advice on alternative systems from bamboo to paper blocks to wattle and daub, along with more mainstream technologies such as straw bale and adobe.
However, the mission, farm, and ranch buildings were generally built of wattle and daub or wooden planks, and have not survived.
Too bad they didn't know about wattle and daub or cobbing.
Beneath the plowed soil of Slack Farm in rural Union County, Kentucky, rested an important Native American village, a community of wattle and daub houses where acres of maize, beans, and squash grew at the confluence of the Wabash and Ohio Rivers between 500 and 1,300 years ago.
Remaining walls are composed of timber frame covered with mud render, or wattle and daub, and elaborately detailed windows.