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A traditional-style self build home in Norfolk. The woodland plot home has been clad in buff-coloured brick and flint pebbles.
If you are involved with a new build in a traditional style, the chances are that it will have bargeboards. Unless your roof is hipped sloped at each gable end or has clipped verges, you will need these practical, decorative features to add a...
Clive Fewins explains how to reproduce the traditional timber lintels used on many vernacular buildings to meet todays building regulations.
An off-the-peg house design uniquely customised to the owners' needs
What are the must have architectural features for your new home
A guide to repairing and restoring original features. Includes advice on windows, floors, beams and doors.
Peter Hutchinson – founder of timber frame package company Potton – has designed and built an indulgent retirement home for himself and his wife, Rita
A modern glass addition to their cottage has enabled Adrian and Amy Mole to convert and incorporate outbuildings to create one characterful, unique home
A renovation of an old farm building which has restored its original character and improved its liveability and performance