Historic Buildings

3 posts

Angel Blog – Week 21

Great news this week, we can look forward to a visit from the Planning Inspector to determine an appeal on one of two sites in Sherborne, 10 weeks from submission, a lot quicker than it took Dorset Council to determine the first of two applications – 6 months.  It has taken a great deal of hard work by Peter Child and Miranda Martineau to get to this point so I am keen to hear the outcome, it is for more communal space in a residential care home, which until now has only had an unheated log cabin in the garden. […]

Angel Blog – Week 18

Tuesday was spent surveying of a Grade II listed building in Wellington, Somerset.  Three of us worked together to ensure that not only was the interior measured but we understand what we were dealing with, in terms of historic fabric and also the many phases of development. This is an early C16 farmhouse with a 3 room plan of an outer entry room, cross entry and hall. A lean to roof in thatch has been added to the south end.  There are 3 jointed cruck trusses surviving in the period one house and all of these are exposed at the […]

Angel Blog – Week 17

It is almost the end of the month and we have achieved many deadlines and acquired a new intern, Martha Titcombe who will join us officially on 28 June for eight weeks.  Welcome to Martha or should I say Croeso? Two more applications for listed building consent have been submitted to East Devon, one by us and the other by our partner in Camarthen, Rural Office for Architecture which has been a rewarding experience. We have received confirmation of appointments in Dorset, one in Corscombe and another in Chideock, already underway with our engineer Dan Wilkinson inspecting the former and […]