Grade II listed 17th / 19th century Farm House. It was significantly altered in recent renovations. Our brief comprised:

  • Make good unauthorized external and internal works.
  • Repair and upgrade Hall Farm house as a well designed sustainable family-house.
  • Improve the environmental performance of the building.
  • Maximize the use of passive solar energy and reinstate conservatory.
  • Install micro-generation systems.
  • Reinstatement of the lost attic accommodation.
  • Reinstatement of original staircase and plan configuration.

The listed building that had suffered the ravages of time - Hall Farm has been spectacularly transformed by both traditional craftsmanship and modern technology into a sustainable family-house. Passive solar energy has been utilised with a south facing conservatory and bronze flashed photovoltaic panels on the roof of the south-facing kitchen. Ground source energy to heat pumps is provided in a meadow excavated 2m to form a quarry for the dry stone walling and a then backfilled. Rainwater is recycled to WCs and irrigates the productive-garden. New mullioned gritstone windows replaced crudely inserted UPVC windows. Traditional materials were utilized in the repairs, including slaked lime plaster and limewash.

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