As work continued in the Roman building to prepare for fresco week, in the Saxon longhall the oak floor of the dias received a dose of linseed oil and looks […]
Another busy week with continued work inside and outside the Roman building, making ready for fresco week and starting work on the stairs up to the porch. The Saxon longhall […]
Mike revealed his wonderful carvings of the second part of the Beowulf story. These will go either side of the main door once they have been finished.
Its that time of year again. Christmas Quiz, saga telling, arrow making, Roman cornu playing, Michael’s Meare heath bow replica, sumptuous feasting and much more.
The newly painted eastern gable end of the Saxon longhall decked out in brilliant iron oxide yellow, set against a clear blue sky, with vapour trails all over it. Arty […]
And Lo! it came to pass that the wall of the Saxon longhall turned yellow on the outside, and there was great rejoicing…and cake.
Continuing the art theme, we discovered that the smoke holes make great solar laser art in the Saxon longhall on a sunny morning. The pastering is a work of art […]
The inside of the Roman dining-room has started to get its first additions of render, with the stone fakery continuing into the doorway. The Saxon longhall has almost finished turning […]
As beards are now back in fashion we are following the trend with hairy walls for the Saxon longhall. A traditional horse hair plaster is being added to the inside […]
The traditional downpour arrived in time for the open day but it did demonstrate how waterproof the buildings are. The long walls of the hall are almost complete and both […]