St Mary's Church, Willand

Jonathan Rhind Architects are working in close consultation with the Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Mary’s Church, Willand to enable the repair and restoration of the charming 15th Century Church. (read more...)

Women in Architecture

Thinking today about the birthday of Millicent Fawcett, tireless campaigner for women’s suffrage, it would seem appropriate to highlight the imbalance of the employment of women in architecture. (read more...)

Technical blog: New designs within an historic environment

‘…a church of the eleventh century might be added to or altered in the twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, or even the seventeenth or eighteenth centuries; but every change, whatever history it destroyed, left history in the gap, and was alive with the spirit of the deeds done midst its fashioning. (read more...)

Planning permission granted for Manor House alterations

Jonathan Rhind Architects are pleased to confirm that planning permission was granted for the extension and alteration of Westleigh Manor, Somerset. Using the pre-application consultation process Jonathan Rhind Architects worked closely with Sedgemoor District Council to gain approval within six weeks of registering the application. (read more...)

Witches’ marks found in Devon threshing barn

During a recent site visit, several unusual marks were found on the walls inside a 19th Century threshing barn in North Devon. Director Jonathan Rhind and Technician Rick Gilroy were meeting with structural engineer Barry Honeysett and contractor Jamie Brown to discuss proposals for the conversion of the barn to domestic use when the marks were noticed. (read more...)