Definitions

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  • adj. framed by exposed timbers

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Examples

  • AWThe charming 17th-century market town of Ledbury has pretty passages lined with timber-framed buildings and a black and white Market House supported on chestnut wood pillars.

    B&B review: Ivydene House

  • They're block-build houses with a stone finish, not timber-framed houses.

    Hardy Irish Souls Tiptoe

  • But because of the dual nature of the job she also added a Maine-based firm of craftsmen who specialize in the structural repair of historic timber-framed buildings and an architect who combines traditional design with contemporary, energy-efficient features.

    Bringing a Farm Back to Life

  • BookshopTudor House, 22 High Street, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3AW, 01342 322669Nestled among the longest continuous terrace of 14th-century timber-framed buildings in the UK – complete with ancient black and white beams and weird carved faces, one reputedly of Anne Boleyn – this is more an experience than a mere bookshop.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

  • With its early 20th-century version of a Tudor timber-framed double front, the Hunting Raven Bookshop fits right in.

    Independent bookshops in south-west of the UK

  • Speke Hall, LiverpoolBuilt in stages throughout the 16th century, this timber-framed manor house was the home of the Catholic Norris family, and is filled with priest holes, eavesdrops and everything the secret papist needs.2.

    Five of the best Elizabethan merchant houses

  • In fact, the building is a symmetrical, timber-framed hall built around 1430.

    Life in a medieval home

  • Shaped like a thin rectangle with timber-framed houses built along a lush, sloping valley, Oberrosphe had to install more than 7,000 meters, or about 4½ miles, of heating pipes in order to convert to biofuel heat.

    In Bioenergy Villages, Power to the People

  • He created a spare, white-daubed, timber-framed presentation that evokes a pagan feeling, yet is modern in offering immediate access to the text.

    A British Monarch Crosses the Atlantic

  • The Lord is carried down Cornmarket, past two of the oldest buildings in Oxford - the Saxon tower of St Michael's, and the timber-framed New Inn building.

    Oxford Corpus Christi Procession 2009

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