It stood picturesquely against a timbered background of pines.
The village is remarkable for some old houses, including a timbered house of the 15th century, and for a noted factory of cricket implements.
Of these, Forty Hall, in splendidly timbered grounds, is from the designs of Inigo Jones; and a former mansion occupying the site of White Webbs House was suspected as the scene of the hatching of Gunpowder Plot.
Below Chitral are found the thickly timbered forests of Dir and Bajour, and the fertile y valles of the Panjkora and Swat rivers.
A beautiful timbered house of the 15th century, how ever, survives ire Ockwells, a short distance south of the town.
A portion remains of the old timbered Dukinfield Hall, in the chapel of which Samuel Eaton (d.
These separate areas are then mined in small rooms, each room being timbered as in mining under a weak roof rock.
And each party of contractors has one or more mills or timbered chutes through which the rich ore is conveyed to the level below and loaded in cars.
Where each floor is timbered by itself with light timbers, as is the practice on the continent of Europe, the consolidation of the rock-filling under pressure gives rise to considerable subsidence of the unmined ore, which has frequently settled 20 ft.
Certain species of grouse are common high in the timbered mountains.