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Brace

A pair of arched braces inside Buckinghamshire County MuseumBracing is often arranged in decorative patterns in timber-framed buildings. Arched braces are curved paired braces forming an arch, connecting the wall or post below with a tie-beam or collar beam above. Passing braces are long straight braces.

 

Arch braces highlighted in Grange Farm barn roof, Quainton