Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Half-timber(ed)(ing)


Having a timber framework with the spaces filled with masonry or plaster

Nogging: brick masonry used to fill the spaces between the members of a timber frame

Wattle: a framework of rods or poles interwoven with thin branches, twigs, and reeds

Daub (pronounced: dawb): a soft, adhesive coating material, such as plaster, grease, or mud

Wattle and daub: a form of wall construction, consisting of wattles, covered and plastered with clay or mud.

Used in English Elizabethan period.

Wattle and daub used by Romans in 1 BC.

Found in
Tudor Revival, Stick Arts & Crafts, Queen Anne, Prairie styles


Examples from Buffalo architecture:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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