Ships’ timbers and their use in buildings

  • Date: 22nd April 2016
  • Location: The Barn, Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, Colne Road, Barrowford, Nelson
  • Time: 19:30 - 21:00
  • Cost: £2.50 members; non members £4.00

An illustrated talk with light refreshments

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An illustrated talk by David Cant.

Many old buildings have exposed timbers, sometimes with strange markings or carpentry joints no longer serving any purpose. It is often claimed these are 'ships' timbers'. This talk will take a critical look at this and illustrate where such timbers have been found.

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