NEW: The Search for Chamfer Stops

Not sure what a chamfer stop is, or what they look like? Just check out our new article: ‘The Search for Chamfer Stops’, on the Gloucestershire Dendrochronology project web-site at

Building Research Groups

Cumbria Vernacular Buildings Group

Essex Historic Buildings Group

Domestic Building Research Group (Surrey)

Gloucestershire Building Recording Group

Oxfordshire Building Record

Somerset Vernacular Building Research Group

Suffolk Historic Buildings Group

Norfolk Historic Buildings Group

Wiltshire Buildings Record

Wealden Buildings Study Group

Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group

Building Researchers & Archaeologists

Michael Heaton undertakes: Building Recording, Analytical Building Survey, Statements of Significance, and Archaeological Assessments. Based in Wiltshire

Dr Stuart Baylock: Archaeologist & Architecture Historian undertakes: Building Assessments and Recording. Based in Devon.

House Histories

Richard Howell B.A. – Historic Buildings Consultant Based in West Sussex.

Martin Wilson – Souterrain Archaeological Services. Based in Buckinghamshire

Conservation & Repair Building Specialists

The Heritage Guild Ltd. Traditional Timber Framing

Heartwood Construction – Oak Timber Frame, Joinery and Furniture Specialists.


Construction History Bibliography – Maintained by the Construction History Society