limewash

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limewash

(ˈlaɪmˌwɒʃ)
n
a mixture of lime and water used to whitewash walls, ceilings, etc
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limewash

n(Kalk)tünche f
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It has taken 10 volunteers six months to faithfully recreate the interior as the Countess would have recognised it, using traditional skills such as limewashing.
Jobs that had to be tackled included new bathrooms and kitchen, replastering, all the sash windows having to be restored and limewashing the rather nasty cement render on the outside of the house to make it look more attractive.
But all that was a decade ago - and now lime plastering and limewashing is making a huge comeback in Wales thanks to television programmes like Restoration and high-profile refurbishment of major historic buildings.