Old Photos of Witham

Timbers at the forge house, 18 Chipping Hill

Taken: 1973-1974, Ref: M2073

Smoke-blackened timbers in roof of forge house, 18 Chipping Hill. Originally part of a medieval hall open to the roof, dated about 1375, so soot comes from open fire. Top right is a crown post.

PhotographerJim Boutwood, Watling Street, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2PE.
Date taken1973-1974
SourceBoutwood, Jim. 3 Watling Street, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2PE
 Chief architect for the restoration.
Posted on Full size 1672 × 2560

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