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The roof is centered over the principal rooms, its northern slope continuing downward over the drying room and earth closet to a roughly built gutter along the top of the retaining wall against the bank. The hut is primarily a timber-framed structure. Details of its construction suggest that it was made and assembled using hand tools. Walls are framed using a series of vertical studs, braced with horizontal members and filled with rubble. Some pockets in this frame are fitted with window frames. Externally, walls are clad with timber shingles in equal courses, lapped in two directions (fig.

Covering shingles, thinner and larger than those on the walls, are nailed in place. On the southernmost roof slope is one inset glass tile, which lights the roofspace. Rooms of the hut contain some fixed furniture, much of which dates from the time of construction. Movable furniture appears to be arranged largely as it has been since the hut was built. Like most of the building, the furniture is made from timber. The southernmost half of the Vorraum was arranged as a dining room (figs. 18, 19, 20).

The two hips and ridge are approximately equal thirds of the hut’s length in plan. The roof is centered over the principal rooms, its northern slope continuing downward over the drying room and earth closet to a roughly built gutter along the top of the retaining wall against the bank. The hut is primarily a timber-framed structure. Details of its construction suggest that it was made and assembled using hand tools. Walls are framed using a series of vertical studs, braced with horizontal members and filled with rubble.

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