This week has seen a new commission in Merriott, another phase of a project in Sydling St Nicholas, and two submissions for planning permission and listed building consent to Dorset Council for sites in West Lulworth and Holditch. Together with ongoing repair work in Frome, we have plenty of variety in the Practice.
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 […]