© David Freeman

Chiltern Open Air Museum 1991

This house was in the Chiltern Open Air Museum, at Chalfont St Giles, Buckingham.

In the early 90's the author had a contract to work in the museum to develop activities and facilities for schools.
The house had been built by the local archaeological group, who had based it on an excavation on the Chiltern Ridge. The greatest challenge was the floor, as the local soil was heavy in clay. This meant it powdered easily, and needed constant maintenance to stop it eroding. This was the first house that the author was able to have a go at an internal layout.

The following photo in the only one available from that period.
The house no longer exists.

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