houses and homes

What were homes like a long time ago?

500 BC
AD 43
450
793
1485
1714
1837
1990+

Brick

Walls
Houses made from Wood

Colt House

Colt houses have a wooden frame

A Colt cottage
Cedar tiles

Weatherboard Houses

Weatherboarding is the cladding or ‘siding’ of a house consisting of long thin boards that overlap one another horizontally on the outside of the wall. The boards are hung over bricks and protect the bricks from the weather, hence the name weatherboard.

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