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Timber Framed Collection

Timber-framed architecture has stood the test of time, captivating visitors with its timeless beauty and historical significance

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Friar Street Worcester, 1942 a42_03580

Friar Street Worcester, 1942 a42_03580
Friar Street, Worcester. A view looking north west along Friar Street from The Greyfriars

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Mattingley Church

Mattingley Church
Grade I timber-framed church, Hampshire. IoE 136875

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Rennes, France. Visitors enjoy the streets of Rennes historic quarter

Rennes, France. Visitors enjoy the streets of Rennes historic quarter

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: George Schonhuts butchers shop in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1955

George Schonhuts butchers shop in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1955
George Schonhuts butchers shop, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1955. George Schonhuts butchers shop in All Saints Square in Rotherham, with its elegant Columbaged facade

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Market Cross

Market Cross
Grade I listed market cross, now housing Wymondhams tourist information centre. Norfolk. IoE 386170

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Illustration of Elizabethan theatre

Illustration of Elizabethan theatre

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: England, East Sussex, Lewes, Anne of Cleves House and Gardens

England, East Sussex, Lewes, Anne of Cleves House and Gardens

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Old town with Kocher river, Schwaebisch Hall, Hohenlohe, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, Europe

Old town with Kocher river, Schwaebisch Hall, Hohenlohe, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, Europe

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Speke Hall, 1870, (1904). Artist: James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Speke Hall, 1870, (1904). Artist: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Speke Hall, 1870, (1904). From Whistler As I Knew Him, by Mortimer Menpes. [Adam and Charles Black, London, 1904]

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Advert for Rover Cars, 1927

Advert for Rover Cars, 1927. A print from Illustrated London News, 22nd January 1927

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Old town with Blauer Turm Tower, Bad Wimpfen, Neckartal Valley, Baden Wurttemberg, Germany, Europe

Old town with Blauer Turm Tower, Bad Wimpfen, Neckartal Valley, Baden Wurttemberg, Germany, Europe

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Fowl House Farm, Witley, with Children, a Shepherd and a Flock of Sheep Nearby, (pencil

Fowl House Farm, Witley, with Children, a Shepherd and a Flock of Sheep Nearby, (pencil
659831 Fowl House Farm, Witley, with Children, a Shepherd and a Flock of Sheep Nearby, (pencil, watercolour and bodycolour) by Foster

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Skomakaregatan street in the old city center

Skomakaregatan street in the old city center
Skomakaregatan street in the old city centre, Malmo, Skane county, Sweden, Europe

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Ye Olde Boars Head, Middleton, Lancashire, 1939

Ye Olde Boars Head, Middleton, Lancashire, 1939. From Old Inns - Second Series of 40. [W. D. & H. O. Wills, 1939]

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Cathedral Square Peterborough MBC01_02_008

Cathedral Square Peterborough MBC01_02_008
Cathedral Square, City of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. The half-timbered upper elevation of 8 Cathedral Square, built as a Boots store

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Friar Street OP04407

Friar Street OP04407
Friar Street, Worcester. Street view with pedestrians and a car approaching on the road. Photographed by J E Ray in July 1930

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Droitwich Spa, Raven hotel - reputed to be

UK, England, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Droitwich Spa, Raven hotel - reputed to be the birthplace of St Richard de Wyche

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Suffolk, Lavenham, Market Lane

UK, England, Suffolk, Lavenham, Market Lane

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Newark, UK. The Medieval governors house has now been converted into a bakery

Newark, UK. The Medieval governors house has now been converted into a bakery

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Friar Street, Worcester DP034868

Friar Street, Worcester DP034868
Friar Street, Worcester, showing timber framed buildings. Taken from outside number 32, looking north-north-west

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Friar Street Worcester DP034867

Friar Street Worcester DP034867
Friar Street, Worcester, showing timber framed buildings. Taken from outside number 46, looking north-north-west

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Friar Street Worcester DP034866

Friar Street Worcester DP034866
Friar Street, Worcester. Looking south along Friar Street, showing timber framed buildings. Taken from outside The Greyfriars

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Freudenberg, Siegen-Wittgenstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Freudenberg, Siegen-Wittgenstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Typical timber-framed houses in the historical " Alter Flecken" old town

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Interior of a Port, 1833. Creators: Thomas McLean, Eugene Isabey

Interior of a Port, 1833. Creators: Thomas McLean, Eugene Isabey
Interior of a Port, 1833. From Six Marines

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: View at Honfleur, 1861-1866. Creator: Paul Huet

View at Honfleur, 1861-1866. Creator: Paul Huet
View at Honfleur, 1861-1866. Design for a print

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Women washing clothes, 1828-1879. Creator: Louis Adolphe Hervier

Women washing clothes, 1828-1879. Creator: Louis Adolphe Hervier
Women washing clothes, 1828-1879

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: The Old Fairbanks House, Dedham, Massachusetts, c1899. Creator: Unknown

The Old Fairbanks House, Dedham, Massachusetts, c1899. Creator: Unknown
The Old Fairbanks House, Dedham, Massachusetts, c1899

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Houses in Dieppe, 1806-1864. Creator: David Roberts

Houses in Dieppe, 1806-1864. Creator: David Roberts
Houses in Dieppe, 1806-1864

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Bridge St. Chester, n.d. Creator: Alexander Stuart Boyd

Bridge St. Chester, n.d. Creator: Alexander Stuart Boyd
Bridge St. Chester, n.d

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: A Barn Interior, 1830/35. Creator: William Henry Hunt

A Barn Interior, 1830/35. Creator: William Henry Hunt
A Barn Interior, 1830/35

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Foregate Street, Chester, 1827. Creator: Thomas Webster

Foregate Street, Chester, 1827. Creator: Thomas Webster
Foregate Street, Chester, 1827

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Robert Raikes House - an historic 16th century timber-framed town house at 36-38 Southgate Street

Robert Raikes House - an historic 16th century timber-framed town house at 36-38 Southgate Street, Gloucester. Date: circa 1907

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: The Unsafe Tenement. One of the Twelve Etchings from Nature. (The French Set), 1858

The Unsafe Tenement. One of the Twelve Etchings from Nature. (The French Set), 1858

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Old Houses Under Warwick Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Old Houses Under Warwick Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Old Houses Under Warwick Castle, 1898. Most buildings were rebuilt after the Great Fire of Warwick 1694 although some medieval timber-framed buildings survive

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Ye Olde Bell, Hurley, Berkshire, 1936. Creator: Unknown

Ye Olde Bell, Hurley, Berkshire, 1936. Creator: Unknown
Ye Olde Bell, Hurley, Berkshire, 1936. The Olde Bell Inn claimed to be the oldest still-working inn in Britain, with parts dating to 1135

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Suffolk, Lavenham, Timber-framed building

UK, England, Suffolk, Lavenham, Timber-framed building

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Grapes Tavern DP181246

Grapes Tavern DP181246
Grapes Tavern, East Street, Hereford. Exterior view of the public house from the south-east

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Stokesay Castle gatehouse EFC01_01_05_016_14937

Stokesay Castle gatehouse EFC01_01_05_016_14937
STOKESAY CASTLE, GATEHOUSE, STOKESAY, CRAVEN ARMS, SHROPSHIRE. The gatehouse of Stokesay Castle, viewed from the east. The gatehouse was built in the 17th century

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Cricket Pavilion PLA01_03_0441

Cricket Pavilion PLA01_03_0441
Leyton County Cricket Club, Pavilion, Crawley Road, Leyton, Waltham Forest, Greater London. The pavilion at Leyton County Cricket Club, seen from the east on match day

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Herefordshire, Ledbury, Church Street, Town Council

UK, England, Herefordshire, Ledbury, Church Street, Town Council

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Shropshire, Brampton Bryan, Thatched Cottage

UK, England, Shropshire, Brampton Bryan, Thatched Cottage

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Shropshire, Stokesay Castle, a fortified manor house

UK, England, Shropshire, Stokesay Castle, a fortified manor house

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Shropshire, Stokesay Castle gate house, a fortified manor house

UK, England, Shropshire, Stokesay Castle gate house, a fortified manor house

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, Wales, Powys, Hay-on-Wye, Hay-on-Wye Booksellers bookshop

UK, Wales, Powys, Hay-on-Wye, Hay-on-Wye Booksellers bookshop

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, Cambridgeshire, Coton, Traditional cottage

UK, England, Cambridgeshire, Coton, Traditional cottage

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Barn a62_02748

Barn a62_02748
An unidentified timber framed barn with attached cart shed. This photograph may have been taken near Marden in Herefordshire

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: Wythenshawe Hall 35015_055

Wythenshawe Hall 35015_055
Wythenshawe Hall, a sixteenth century timber-framed manor house, Manchester, 2021

Background imageTimber Framed Collection: UK, England, East Midlands, Leicester, The Guildhall

UK, England, East Midlands, Leicester, The Guildhall




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Timber-framed architecture has stood the test of time, captivating visitors with its timeless beauty and historical significance. From the enchanting Mattingley Church in Rennes, France to the bustling streets of Rennes' historic quarter, these structures transport us back in time. The Market Cross stands proudly amidst the vibrant atmosphere, serving as a gathering point for locals and tourists alike. Meanwhile, at Fowl House Farm in Witley, children frolic alongside a shepherd and his flock of sheep, creating an idyllic countryside scene that feels straight out of a pencil sketch. Across Europe, timber-framed buildings continue to grace picturesque towns like Schwaebisch Hall in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. Here, old town charm meets the tranquil Kocher river as residents go about their daily lives against this breathtaking backdrop. An illustration of an Elizabethan theatre reminds us of England's rich cultural heritage. The intricate details on display showcase the craftsmanship involved in constructing such grand venues for entertainment during that era. Venturing further into Germany's Bad Wimpfen reveals another gem - Blauer Turm Tower standing tall amidst the charming Neckartal Valley. This timber-framed marvel adds character to an already stunning landscape. Skomakaregatan street beckons explorers to wander through its winding paths within an old city center. Each step unravels stories from centuries past while preserving architectural wonders that have witnessed generations come and go. Ye Olde Boars Head pub captures Middleton's Lancashire spirit since 1939 - a testament to how timber-framed establishments can withstand changing times while retaining their unique charm. Friar Street OP04407 invites us into its embrace with rows of quaint houses showcasing exquisite craftsmanship that has stood strong throughout history. These buildings whisper tales from bygone eras as we stroll along this atmospheric street. Inside Wardes Manor House in Kent lies a bedroom frozen in time - captured forever in a black and white photograph.