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Wattle and Daub

Wattle and daub is a traditional infill for panels on a timber frame building using a mix of clay, mud, animal dung and straw on woven lattice of hazel of rods or sticks.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Wattle and Daub
A D Holden Plastering
18 The Leys, Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0HR
Tel 01243 811863
Email: historicplasterwork@hotmail.com
A family trade since prior to 1840, specialising in repair and renewal of plasterwork to historic buildings including churches and timber framed buildings. Specialisms include riven oak/softwood lath and haired lime putty plaster work, wattle and daub panels, period cornice work and limewash/distemper. Projects have included Bishop's Place, Chichester, Goodwood House, Chichester, Hambledon Church, Hampshire, St Peter's Church, Titchfield and the Merchant's House, Marlborough. The company operates thought throughout the south of England including Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Kent and Dorset. Associate Member of the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers (Plasterers).
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering, 96A Sandy Lane, Fair Oak, Hampshire, SO50 8GD
Tel 07825803996
Email: info@fotp.co.uk
Website: www.fotp.co.uk
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering offer a complete internal and external lath & lime plastering service specialising in the restoration of listed and historic buildings. With a wealth of knowledge garnered from over 25 years in the plastering trade we provide experience, efficiency and care to all work undertaken. Working throughout Hampshire and surrounding counties of Berkshire, Dorset, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. Internal & external lath & lime plastering, lime washing, wattle & daub.
Limetec
Unit 126, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4SA
Tel 0845 603 1143 Fax 0845 634 1560
Email: info@limetechnology.co.uk
Website: www.limetechnology.co.uk
Limetec is a leading supplier of modern eco-friendly lime mortars, renders and plasters for building and refurbishment projects. Our modern lime mortars are pre-mixed hydraulic mortars, ideal for conservation projects for historic buildings, for new homes and for mainstream commercial applications. We have partnered up with Baumit to provide a comprehensive range of renders and plasters which use natural, modern lime to create attractive, appealing, eco-efficient buildings. Limetec is the only UK company able to provide over 800 render and plaster shades and allow you to tint your render or plaster to precisely match your building's looks.
Schärer Conservation
Plas Muriau Betws-y-coed Conwy North Wales LL24 0HD
Tel 01690 710201 Fax 01690 710201
Email: post@scharerconservation.co.uk
Website: www.scharerconservation.co.uk
Schärer Conservation are skilled craftsmen and qualified conservators of artefacts and the fabric of historic buildings, including conservation of sculpture, monuments and mosaics, painted and applied decorative surfaces, on stone, plaster and wood. The building conservation team is skilled in lime plastering, decorative plasterwork, limewashing, wattle and daub, slate roofing and masonry. The company is headed by Ned Schärer, whose experience includes working for Westminster Abbey ( including the Opus Sectile Sacrarium Cosmati pavement), the National Museums, and work for Friends of Friendless Churches and The Landmark Trust.