The Farmers Arms is highly commended in RICS South West Awards

The Farmers Arms pub in Woolsery has been highly commended in the prestigious RICS South West Awards. The project was up against stiff competition in the Building Conservation category, with the much deserved multi-million pound renovation of the iconic Old Vic in Bristol winning the category as well as the much coveted project of the year award. (read more...)

The dating of historic houses by tree rings

Dating a building is generally undertaken by identifying architectural details that indicate the period when buildings of that style were being constructed. This will provide a date range when the building is likely to have been built. (read more...)

Extension to Grade II Regency villa

The handsome Grade II listed villa occupies a quiet location on the edge of a Gloucestershire town. Commanding sweeping views over its own formal gardens, the building is a fine example of Regency architecture. (read more...)

Works to 17th Century cob and thatch barn nearing completion

In October of 2018 we posted a blog about the repair and conversion of a 17th Century cob and thatch barn which had historically been allowed to fall into a poor and neglected state. The owners of the property, which forms part of a courtyard of buildings, wanted to protect the barn from further decay and incorporate it into their... (read more...)

Trial repairs at rare Italianate Garden complete

You may recall a blog we posted in September 2018 on the trial repairs we undertook at a rare Italianate Garden at Lupton House in Brixham. Trial repair approaches were completed by specialist conservation contractors Williams & Burrows. (read more...)