This is the Street frontage. The two story home has been extended upwards at some time, the furthest away was burned down. Burn, neglect, weather, insect - a traditional end for a historically significant home.  At one time all three would have been very similar in style (look at the foundation slab for a clue). #charleston #restoration #freedmanscottage

This is the Street frontage. The two story home has been extended upwards at some time, the furthest away was burned down. Burn, neglect, weather, insect - a traditional end for a historically significant home. At one time all three would have been very similar in style (look at the foundation slab for a clue). #charleston #restoration #freedmanscottage

External paint is typical bright Charleston colors reminiscent of our architectural origins in the Caribbean. #charleston #freedmanscottage #restoration

External paint is typical bright Charleston colors reminiscent of our architectural origins in the Caribbean. #charleston #freedmanscottage #restoration

New exterior siding now installed, primer painted prior to installation.  Windows are in and the building is weather tight and secure.

New exterior siding now installed, primer painted prior to installation. Windows are in and the building is weather tight and secure.

The front of the building is now almost complete including the recycled heart pine we found in the attic. #Charleston #heartpine

The front of the building is now almost complete including the recycled heart pine we found in the attic. #Charleston #heartpine

Looks rather different now compared with the dilapidated hulk of 6 month ago!

Looks rather different now compared with the dilapidated hulk of 6 month ago!

The rear part was added on to at some unknown period. Site full and square over most of the lot. #charleston #restoration #freedmanscottage

The rear part was added on to at some unknown period. Site full and square over most of the lot. #charleston #restoration #freedmanscottage

The street frontage now with a full height membrane and ready for windows.  Cladding will follow after that. #charleston #eastside

The street frontage now with a full height membrane and ready for windows. Cladding will follow after that. #charleston #eastside

We always get a feeling of relief when the lifting is completed. This was a few days work and an easy lift. Some are much more complicated, especially as we cannot get now timber in there to shore the structure before the lifting and leveling is mostly completed.

We always get a feeling of relief when the lifting is completed. This was a few days work and an easy lift. Some are much more complicated, especially as we cannot get now timber in there to shore the structure before the lifting and leveling is mostly completed.

Mark, ex Ryland Homes Ops Director now CEO of our construction division. We can fix this and make it "cute" as our realtors would say!.

Mark, ex Ryland Homes Ops Director now CEO of our construction division. We can fix this and make it "cute" as our realtors would say!.

And again.

And again.

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