|The North gable wall|
The second surprise was that the bathroom window (that small one on the top left) still has its original arch and (rotting) timber beam BUT the window was originally wider than it is now as you can see in this picture:
|At last we've found an original brick arch! The bathroom window is now narrower than the original window. This will either make a nice feature when the brickwork is renovated or we may consider reinstating a larger window.|
|Cement render base coat from a recent bit of patching.|
Here's how the North gable looks now - compare it to the before shot at the top of this blog post.
|Not bad in 6 hours - one nice old brick arch revealed but the arches above the other three windows will need reconstruction.|
After making such good progress over the last month I'm having next weekend off but then: