Roof Of Long Gallery"An absolutely
magnificent roofin good condition even though another roof has been built on top of it.
There are eleven main queen-post trusses, ten bays from one end to the other and every second
truss has windbraces. There can be no doubt that the Long Gallery dates from the mid-16th
century to, at the latest, the very early 17th century. It's a slight pity it's been cut into two
for obvious reasons, but it is a remarkable thing. If you find you have sufficient classrooms
you can empty those in the Long Gallery, take out the partition, and you might turn it into the
picture gallery again with pictures all the way down one side.
And of course it has an exceptionally fine wainscoting - that's another very nice thing that's