The Back Side
A view of the back side of the Blakeney House, as viewed from the right. This photo was taken in September, before restoration was underway in earnest.
The back side of the house, as viewed in September.
The center of the back side of the house, as viewed in September.
The center of the back was definitely worse for the wear. This part is to be enclosed later in the restoration. This October photo reveals the extent of the damage in this area.
The new floor of the area shown in the photo above.
A larger view of the same area as the two preceding photos.
The left corner of the house in late September. Foundation work was nearly complete.
The right corner of the house.Rotten boards have been removed from the walls. Plastic sheeting protects vulnerable parts of the remaining walls.
Work was underway to replace the old roof in October. The need for this was greatest at the back of the house.
This corner view shows the extent of work underway in late October.
In November, the back side of the house was being prepared for restoration. Rotted boards had been removed from the walls.New roofing materials would follow.