There are several different kinds of plastering. ‘Dot and dab’ refers to a base layer of plasterboard which is attached to a wall using ‘dabs’ of adhesive. ‘Floating’ is a technique where a backing or undercoat plaster is applied to walls. ‘Skimming’ or ‘reskimming’ refers to the very thin final decorative layer of plaster.
Pevensey is a village and also civil parish in the Wealden area of East Sussex, England. The main town is located five miles (8 kilometres) north-east of Eastbourne, one mile (1.6 kilometres) inland from Pevensey Bay. The settlement of Pevensey Bay develops part of the parish. It was below that William the Conqueror made the landing in his invasion of England in 1066 after crossing the English Channel from Normandy, France. In 1207 the community was granted a royal charter by King John and also was controlled by Pevensey Corporation. With the decline in the town's value by the 19th century, the Corporation was ultimately liquified in 1886 and the community lost its borough status. The records of the Corporation are kept in the East Sussex Record Office at Lewes, as well as a voluntary body, the Pevensey Town Trust, was developed to take care of the building which had actually previously come from the Corporation, most significantly the Old Court House. Pevensey is currently a village, with a parish council including twelve elected councillors. 3 councillors are chosen to the Wealden Area Council to stand for Pevensey; the Member of Parliament is Hugh Merriman, who represents the Bexhill as well as Battle Constituency, of which Pevensey is component. Pevensey is also part of the selecting ward called Pevensey and Westham. The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 9,467.