Half-timbered building techniques in medieval Stratford-upon-Avon
A wealth of documents have survived from Stratford-upon-Avon's medieval Guild of the Holy Cross and one of the most interesting is the "bill of costs" for the guild's Schoolhouse.
Dating from 1427,
it details the amounts paid for the building work and reveals much about the craftsmen, materials and techniques involved
in the construction of half timbered buildings in the medieval English town. Here is a annotated version of the account.
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