Pierrotage

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An example of pierrotage in the Durand Cabin which is poteaux-sur-solle style framing. The framing is covered by clapboards nailed directly to the studs and posts without sheathing. On the back and left interior walls are sawn lath with lime plaster.

A half-timbered timber framing technique in which stone infill is used between posts. It was used in France and by French settlers in French Canada and Upper Louisiana.[1]

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  1. ^ "Pierrotage, pierotage" def. 1. Edwards, Jay Dearborn, and Nicolas Verton. A Creole lexicon architecture, landscape, people. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. 155. Print.