The pitched roof is the most common roof form used in traditional buildings and roof trusses are almost always made from timber. There are several different types of timber roof construction which vary depending on the age of the building
Lead is indisputably one of the greatest building materials. For proof all you have to do is look up at countless historical buildings throughout the UK. If installed correctly by an experienced leadworker lead can last in excess of 100 years
Chimneys first started appearing in the 12th century but didn’t become common until the late 18th century. There are some outstanding chimneys from the Georgian and Victorian periods with detailed brickwork and skilled leadwork.