Nineteenth century tin roofing and its use at Hyde Hall

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Published by New York State Parks & Recreation, Division for Historic Preservation in [Albany] .

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  • Roofing, Tin -- History.,
  • Hyde Hall (N.Y.)

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Other titles19th century tin roofing and its use at Hyde Hall.
Statementby Diana S. Waite.
ContributionsNew York (State). Division for Historic Preservation.
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Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL17786849M

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Towns in the West in the 19th century were smoky, smelly, cramped, dirty in the summer and muddy in the spring and winter. In mining camps the stamp mills ran The buildings were typically flimsy - miners did not want to spend much time building when they could be digging for gold.

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As you can see, this brief history of roofing highlights how roofing is ever evolving. While the exterior is certainly beautiful—and brings to mind 19th-century Parisian architecture with its mansard roof and stone façade—it is the front hall that will make you gasp. During the 19th century, metal roofing gained popularity, although lead and copper roofing was used in the 18th century.

In fact, one of the most stately mansions in Virginia – “Roswell” – had lead roofing. Copper roofing was widely used on coppulas and domes, and continues to be used today. There is a further record of the hall ' undergoing thorough repairs' in the mid 19th century (Palmer and Crowquill) so that it is uncertain whether the hall which survived into the 20th century contained any remains from, or indeed whether it was in the same location as, the Elizabethan hall.

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