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A form of plasterwork modelled with ornamental patterns.  It could be used to decorate the exteriors of timber-framed houses during the 16th and 17th centuries.  Ornamentation could mimic rusticated stone work.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Pargetting

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Queen Elizabeth's Guest House

Queen Elizabeth's Guest House

28 Palace Street (the leaning house)

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