Author Archives: Helen Hofton

What we are doing this month

We are making a record of the position of the timbers, their size and quality. Valmai is drawing the position of the studs on the bedroom walls. Timbers are often cut to insert doors or larger windows.

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january 2013

January Now we are starting to record the timber framed buildings in the village. We want to find out how the building developed over time. The best place to see the changes in structure are up in the loft. Georgina, … Continue reading

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Telling Our Story: The story of Pirton’s Houses celebrates £5500 Heritage Lottery Fund grant Pirton Local History Group is one of the first groups in the UK to receive a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) All Our Stories grant, it was … Continue reading

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The Story of Pirton’s houses

The Group are about to begin a new heritage project. We are hoping to document the development of the small listed houses in the village. We plan to try to sequence the different stages of building and to date them … Continue reading

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