Hidden gems in roofs

Hidden gems in roofs

Smoke blackened timbers   It’s always nice to explore a new historic roof – and particularly when we can discover such hidden gems as the back of an old wattle-and-daub wall!  Not to mention the smoke blackening of rafter bellies – evidence of a...
Lime burning

Lime burning

The Grey Chalk Project at the SPAB Working Party   Manifest were present at the recent Working Party, organised by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, at Boxley Abbey in Kent.  We are part of the ongoing Grey Chalk Project, in which a local chalk is...