Wednesday, 25 August 2010

St Fagans National History Museum - Gower Farmhouse

Farmhouse from the Gower, South-west Wales. Originally built in 1610.

The red walls, created by adding a small amount of coloured pigment such as red ochre into the white wash, were thought to protect the house against evil spirits; as were the red berries of the Rowan tree planted outside.

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