Roof and Internal Work
The roof has now been finished and looks wonderful. It has been covered
in copper chicken wire, which will help prevent moss growth. The pointing
has been touched up, and the painters have done the top windows on the
Inside, the top floors were all down, though not yet all complete on
the second floor. The ceiling of the tea room has been tied in. More stripping
of floors has taken place (especially of the middle room above the hallway).
The ceiling of the upstairs attic rooms have held up well. A lime, cow
hair and sand/plaster mix on hazel lathe have been used.. A cut-out through
to the thatch has been made with a glass viewing panel.
There is a lot to do on the ground floor. The hallway floor is not being
taken up, but there will be new flooring in the Tea Room. The top of the
winding staircase has been completed. The rest of the roofing repairs
will be done when the scaffolding comes down. The wiring has just about
Planning application has been made for the lightning conductor. The cat-hole
door in the attic has been restored and put back where it was.