Conservation Tour. Week 12.

Up' North. DAY 01: All Saints Normanton, W. Yorkshire Sitting in on a pre-app DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) Meeting with the wonderful Jo Needham. DAY 02 and 03: Hot Lime Mixing with Nigel Copsey       Mortar Mix Recipies: - http://www.tarmac.com/solutions/lime-and-powders/calbux-quicklime/ Lump Lime Recipe: (Pointing Mix) 2 Part course sand (plasterers) 1/2  Part fine sand… Continue reading Conservation Tour. Week 12.

Conservation Tour. Week 11.

A timber-frame themed week... DAY 01: Nick Joyce Architects, Worcester http://nickjoycearchitects.co.uk/ DAY 02: AM. Croft Studio with Kate Darby and David Connor. http://www.katedarby.com/ Sensitive and beautifully executed approach to an C18th cottage for the creation of a new house and architectural studio. PM: Hereford Cathedral DAY 03: More Timber Frames with Ben Hornberger   WEEKENDING:… Continue reading Conservation Tour. Week 11.

Conservation Tour. Week 10.

Sunday.  Weekending at Blenheim Palace. 1705 and c. 1722 by Vanbrugh. Amongst numerous other things, it's notable as the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill. Day 01:  Morning in the office at Nick Cox Architects: http://www.nickcoxarchitects.co.uk An afternoon looking at a church at Hartwell House. https://www.visitchurches.org.uk/visit/church-listing/church-of-the-assumption-hartwell.html DAY 02: AM: Bicester Aerodrome, formerly RAF Bicester, now… Continue reading Conservation Tour. Week 10.

Conservation Tour. Week 7.

DAY 01: Nick Hobbs of Nicholas Hobbs Furniture http://www.nicholashobbs.com Nick makes contemporary furniture, with a strong architectural design style blended with the Arts & Crafts tradition. He is currently making a suite of furniture for Lincoln Cathedral – see the photos of scaled models – all within his amazing workshop. DAY 02: Lumsdale Mills https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1417570 This is where… Continue reading Conservation Tour. Week 7.