Date of Restoration
Date Moved or Destroyed
Drawing showing attic roof rafters connected by closely spaced horizontal purlins. Baker notes that this was a construction method used to attach thatch or pan tiles to roofs in the 17th century.
West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI
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stone-ender (17th century)
"Mott House 030: Rafters with Purlins" (2021). Images. 48.
Mott House, historic houses