Berkshire Historic Environment Forum meeting 2012
Timber framed buildings
How do we recognise them?
What were they for?
Who lived and worked in them?
How do we protect them?
Saturday 6th October 2012
The Cornerstone, Norreys Avenue, Wokingham
10:15 Opening the meeting: Councillor Bob Wyatt, Mayor Wokingham Borough Council
10:20 Welcome John Chapman
10:30 Introduction to Timber Framed Buildings Trevor Ottlewski
11:45 Introduction to Timber Framed Buildings part 2 Trevor Ottlewski
12:15 Lunch in Wokingham
13:30 Dendrochronology Andy Moir, Tree-Ring Services
14:00 The history of a timber framed house Catherine Petts,
Berkshire Archaeological Society
15:00 Moving a timber framed building John Chapman, Project Purley
15:30 Local listing in West Berkshire Antony Pick, West Berkshire Heritage Forum
The forum is running three projects.
The Berkshire heritage web sites project
The objectives of this project are:
• To capture images, describe them and make them available as searchable electronic documents on the internet
• To pin suitable images on to Google Street to where they relate with a few words of explanation
• To establish links between websites which display information about Berkshire’s local heritage
To check that we have a link to your website go to our links page .
The Berkshire war memorials project
The objective of this project is to establish an inventory of local war memorials and the many individuals whose names appear on them. Click here for more details of the project and an assessment of the work to date
Heritage walks in and around Berkshire project
The objective of this project is to establish an inventory of heritage walks available to the public in and around Berkshire.