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Tuesday, 31 July 2007
Joke oak in Stratford

Hall House in Stratford on Avon

A guide inside this museum told us how the exterior of the building (Hall’s House) had been restored to its original glory early last century. He was lying: in Tudor times the exterior would have been whitewashed to hide the wooden beams. It was only during Victorian times that it became popular to display the exterior wooden beams.

Posted by bigblue on 31/07/2007 at 11:13 PM
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