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half-timbering


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1 Obsolete term for a timber-framed building, the gaps between the members of the frame filled with some other material, e.g. brick nogging or plaster on wattles or laths.

2 Building with the lower storey of stone or brick and the upper storeys, or parts of them, such as gables, timber-framed, and visible as such.

3 Building constructed of brick, block, etc., with timber applied to it in parts suggesting timber-framing, but in fact false.

Subjects: Architecture.


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