1) Words for a cross beam which tied the roof rafters: it was also called a wind-beam, or collar.

1522 paid for ij speryse and for a wynbalke, vjd, York

1527 Item for iij coppyll spares and the wyndbandes xvijd, York

1682 pans or wall plates, balkes, principles, wind bands and wyvers, Scriven.

spellings wind-band
places York Scriven
dates 1522 1527 1682

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