Category Archives: Private houses

Country House Extension Grade II North Chailey

Discrete frontal side extension to fine timber framed main house.

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Country House The Old Stables Hollycombe House Liphook

New swimming pool complex, entrance courtyard, landscaping New swimming pool, entrance courtyard and extensive landscape design for The Old Stables originally serving Hollycombe House.

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Georgian Town House Grade II Listed Kennington

Proposed Change of Use from Commercial to Residential as single grand dwelling.

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Country House Contemporary Steel and Glass Extension in a Conservation Area: Barnfield Gardens Ditchling

Existing House before alteration

Contemporary Steel and Glass Extension to 1930s Country House with Conservation Area & Planning Approval and Building Regulations Approval (granted 2023). Firstly a single storey glass and steel wing extending the roof line of the (refurbished) garage along with a … Continue reading

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Country House Contemporary Extension

Steel framed extension almost fully glazed with Cedar cladding to Grade II Listed Country House just outside Eastbourne. Alterations to main house and curtilage buildings. New North Wing as 2 storey contemporary extension set within courtyard and sloping ground to … Continue reading

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Country House Grade II Contemporary Low Energy Extension

Linked extension to 19th Century Listed Farmhouse

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Town House Infill Low Energy Dwelling Brighton

Contemporary Low Energy Dwelling 3 stories with excavated lower storey on a narrow infill site by the sea. Original scheme excavated the whole site to form a low rear range with central atrium garden set between the ranges. The revised … Continue reading

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COUNTRY HOUSE LAUGHTON: Low Energy extension to form new Kitchen range

A fine Grade II Listed Regency Vicarage at Laughton with a compromised ground floor due to the kitchen taking up one of the principal rear reception rooms. The proposed scheme recasts the old service wing, demolishes the old storage buildings … Continue reading

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Country House Lewes Castle: Internal and External Alterations to Grade II Listed former Stables and Groom’s quarters

A Grade II Listed cottage originally Grooms accommodation and stables set high along the walled margins of Lewes Castle. The service accommodation was poorly arranged with shower room  and small entrance lobby between kitchen and dining room. We opened up … Continue reading

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Country House: The Black Sheep Darp Lane Ripe

A new contemporary single storey low energy dwelling on a green field site facing south in the lee of the South Downs in Ripe East Sussex The site is alongside a Roman Road so an archaeological watching brief during excavation. … Continue reading

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Country House Colegate Horsham. Main house extensive refurbishment with 2 low energy glass and steel extensions, indoor 17 x 5m swimming pool with gym, plant room with Menerga AHU and twin ASHPs.

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7 bedroom early 19th Century Country House in dressed Sussex Sandstone with later additions. Country Estate of 184 acres at Colegate near Horsham set high on a sandstone ridge above Hawkins Pond on Hammerpond Lane with distant views to the … Continue reading

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Town House Alterations Pear Tree Lane Bexhill

Rear 2 storey extension with oriel window to traditional urban dwelling  in Bexhill. The property lacked definition at the rear and the extension was designed to take advantage of the views down the long garden from the new bedroom suite. … Continue reading

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Country House: No 4 Barnfield Gardens Ditchling East Sussex

No 4 Barnfield Gardens is very unusual for Ditchling (or anywhere in the SDNP for that matter) as it forms a modern example of  domestic urban estate architecture usually seen on urban fringes. This is a 1930s estate of  Estate … Continue reading

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Historic Farmstead conversion to residential: Broyle Mill Farm The Broyle Ringmer Lewes

Conversion of a late 18th Century Farmstead in 21 acres to include a total of 8 residential units. The farmstead included a Corn Windmill in the croft to the rear of the farm until about 1890 when it burnt down … Continue reading

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Country House Firle: Alterations and Extension

Formerly the Firle Estate Manager’s House sited on the edge of Firle Conservation Area with  fine views across open farmland towards the South Downs. Clients were keen to radically improve the present building design with a more sustainable solution utilising … Continue reading

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Country House Grade II*: Founthill Farm Newick

Founthill Farm is an early 16th Century Grade II* timber framed farmhouse part of a small farmstead on the outskirts of Newick. The principal  early 16th Century timber framed range has exposed original close studwork with lime plaster infill.  The … Continue reading

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Country House Grade II Listed Newick- new kitchen wing

A contemporary glass single storey wing attached to a substantial Grade II listed Victorian house. The existing house was originally a bold red brick and tile hung extension attached to a stucco Georgian two window house and the  house was  split into two dwellings … Continue reading

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Country Cottage Extension and Alterations Ditchling

The proposed works to this 19th Century Cottage are in two elements: 1) Attic conversion for a new master bedroom with ensuite bathroom  and   glazed cheek Oak dormer with clerestory lighting 2) At ground floor replacing the existing UPVC Conservatory with … Continue reading

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Country House Alterations & Extension Lyme Regis

Larks Hey is a classic 1965 bungalow set in a quiet rural location high above Lyme Regis on the fringes of Uplyme on the border between Devon & Dorset. We obtained detailed Planning Permission for the project from East Devon … Continue reading

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Country House Replacement Conservation Area East Meon Hampshire

A new 4 bedroom  prefabricated timber framed dwelling designed  as two parallel timber framed  and clad ranges  in a very picturesque Hampshire Conservation Area setting.  A replacement dwelling for a tired flat roofed 1960s building  but requiring 19 neighbour consultations, … Continue reading

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Country House Extension to Listed Dwelling Offham

  A Grade II Listed late medieval Timber Framed house with evidence of a rear aisle and sooted rafters, original build of 1400 with later additions and it was still thatched in the 1960s.  Dr Annabelle Hughes inspected and reported … Continue reading

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Country House Contemporary Linked Extension to Listed Dwelling Ditchling Common

This small Farmhouse, Listed Grade II, is part of a farmstead on Ditchling Common and comprises a principal range with a service wing attached to the rear. Unusually it  has a rounded beach stone facade partly concealed at first floor … Continue reading

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Country House Extension Newick

A fine Georgian house in Newick with later alterations and service wing.  The owners were unsure how to extend the building so NDA were invited to design a two storey rear extension to replace the existing narrow service wing.  Several … Continue reading

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Country House Listed Grade II* & Coach House Alterations Rodmell

Set within the curtilage of the main Grade II* Listed house,  the Coach House has good fenestration  and in need of total restoration. We have designed new plans for ground and first floors, incorporating a glass bridge between the first … Continue reading

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Beach House Conversion & Alterations 45 West Parade Worthing

Refurbishment & top floor extension to an interesting Modernist or International Style house right on the beach front at West Worthing. Built 1934 this house was in very poor condition with a poorly organised plan but had spaces termed “telephone” and … Continue reading

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Conversion of Costcutters Supermarket to new Comtemporary Town House with Alterations and Extension The Grain Loft Western Road Lewes

New contemporary low energy 4 bedroom dwelling built within a terrace of 18th Century cottages in Lewes Conservation Area over 4 floors. Involved the demolition of the existing building except for party wall structures  & return front elevation, the excavation … Continue reading

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Country House New Garden Room Extension & Alterations Grade II Pollingford Manor Surrey

A Grade II listed timber-framed manor house (c.1450) we added a large oak framed garden room to the service wing and revised the entrance hall sequence, as the main entrance was no longer used. The new porch was carefully detailed … Continue reading

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Country House Alterations and Extension The Old Rectory House & Coach House Barcombe

Fine Regency substantial residential property in 75 acres. Three phases of work approved by Lewes DC to the main building: Phase 1 & 2: Obtain consents for alterations to historic core of main house with new underfloor heating to the … Continue reading

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Terraced Town House Alterations Waterloo Gardens Lewes

Grade II Listed  townhouse  one of a freestanding terrace near the riverside of  Lewes. Grounds floor glazed extension with attic conversion to study bedroom. A very tight scheme on a very old filled former river-side site, attic construction typically tight … Continue reading

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Country House Extension and Alterations North Chailey

An Early Victorian Chapel finished with Roman Cement converted to a dwelling in the 1940s with later unsightly additions. Little evidence of  original “chapel” configuration except for  nice curved oak truss bottom chords concealed within the attic void.  The brief … Continue reading

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DESIGN DETAIL IPE timber clad drive entrance gate with concealed cladding fixings

Originally designed to slide  away behind the front wall and hedge, the gate was modified to act as a manual swing gate which could be later adapted for automatic use.  The gate has a galvanised steel frame and timber sub … Continue reading

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DESIGN DETAIL Family Bathroom Cantilevered Vanity Unit

As part of  a 1930s house refurbishment  we were asked to design a new vanity unit. To give the room some gravitas we  fully cantilevered the vanity unit to carry a Corian worktop with double sink  fabricated with drawers constructed … Continue reading

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Country House & Coach House Alterations High Street Hassocks

Grade II Listed House and Coach House.  We obtained all statutory approvals and costings to substantially alter the main house  integrating a courtyard to provide a toplit kitchen, new staircase, attic conversion and various internal alterations. We also obtained all … Continue reading

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Country House Alterations Hammerpond Lane Horsham

Built in 1930  the new owners of this substantial house asked us to provide a home design plan service for the conversion of the building to suit their needs. An existing set was prepared with various designs  some more detailed … Continue reading

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Listed Grade II Granary Alterations Stricklands Railway Lane Lewes

We were instructed to prepare a Retrospective Listed Building application for the insertion of shot blasted glass partitions  into this fine converted  Listed Grade II granary. Some screen elements were modified to improve the layout and LB consent for the … Continue reading

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Country House Alterations Pangdean Farm Brighton

A fine Grade II Listed Georgian farmhouse arranged as a farmstead with a large barn used for functions. The clients wanted us to help provide contemporary solutions to the internal accommodation, in particular alterations to the attic, ground and first … Continue reading

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Country House Extension and Alterations Folkington East Sussex

The brief was to form a new side entrance to this Grade II listed building with utility and storage. To avoid conflict with the fine front elevation we disguised the scheme between two garden walls. The front wall was swept … Continue reading

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Country House Linked Extension Oreham

We obtained Planning & Listed Building Consent to convert & restore this fine 17th Century timber framed cottage  and replace an extensive attached 1970s extension with a new timber clad parallel range with glass linked extension joining the two scheme … Continue reading

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New Country House Wisborough Green

New dwelling project on woodland site just down the road from another house (known as Bosworths) we designed for a developer client . This design allowed for the retention of the original 18th Century timber framed cottage as ancillary residential … Continue reading

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Country Houses: 2 new dwellings School Road Godshill Isle of Wight

A project for 2 detached 5 bedroom houses in two plan options on a difficult plot with steeply sloping ground in the Conservation Area of School Road Godshill. The plan rotation was centred on the All Saints Church Tower which … Continue reading

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New Garden Building & Garage Southover High Street Lewes

New timber framed garage/office/garden building in tight urban site at rear of Listed Building in Southover Street Lewes. The new building allows for the sloping site and sits alongside two 18th Century flint boundary walls heading up a narrow drive … Continue reading

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Town House Alterations Maltmans North Cuckfield

A Grade II listed late 17th Century house set in the High Street of Cuckfield, we obtained detailed Listed and Planning Consent for a new kitchen resited within an existing service wing which was refurbished and we also obtained consent … Continue reading

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Country House Extension Great Gillmans Billingshurst

A fine Grade II Listed country house dated from C1450 with a nicely sooted crownpost roof. We acted for three owners of this building involving preparing  a site development plan, extension, new garaging centred around a fine old Oak tree and … Continue reading

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Town House Extension Western Green, Thames Ditton

NDA obtained Conservation Area Consent here for a discrete single storey red brick  side extension to a picturesque Georgian cottage sited very prominently on Western Green near Hampton Court. There was naturally a great deal of local interest in the … Continue reading

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New Country House Bosworth House Wivelsfield Green East Sussex

A substantial replacement dwelling scheme gross 4425sqft on a stunning 7.5 acre site in Wivelsfield Green, half of which is ancient woodland. The original building was poorly located and the new dwelling provides substantial 5/6-bedroom accommodation. The traditional elevations were … Continue reading

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Moated Country House Horsham

We acted for two separate owners on this property, a moated site with extensive equitation accommodation. The first owner we converted an existing barn to grooms accommodation and built a new stable yard with masonry looseboxes. The second owner we … Continue reading

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Barn Conversion Field Barn Newbuildings Place Horsham

This Field Barn forms the last phase of the conversion of the redundant farmstead buildings on this estate. The approved use is for residential letting purposes and a sensitive conversion was required due to its open landscape setting. The access … Continue reading

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Mill Conversion to Country House Rowfant Mill Crawley

A two-storey range of ancillary outbuildings built against the old pond bay & part of the old mill at Rowfant with stunning lake views. The developer owner was struggling to find a way to achieve a viable conversion and asked … Continue reading

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Barn Conversion Brook Farm Brook Street Cuckfield

Grade II Listed Barn unusually converted to a house in the 1940s. NDA designed a new attic conversion with some rear facing dormers, new staircase,  first floor alterations, new kitchen and various other alterations within the building. The works were … Continue reading

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Country House Orangery The Grange Crawley Down

A fine substantial brick mid 18th   Century country house Listed Grade II with 3rd gear drive.  We demolished an existing faceted attached conservatory  and designed a replacement Orangery wing as offices with a new service access stair to serve the … Continue reading

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Country House Extension Slievemoyne, Haywards Heath

A 1930s house by Oliver Hill built on the edge of an old quarry so a dramatic setting and drive access. The owners instructed NDA to restore and provide contemporary extensions to both sides and a new wing linking to … Continue reading

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Town House Alterations Grade II* Listed Malling Priory, Lindfield

A fine Grade II* Georgian town house, the main entrance of which was hardly used such that visitors sneaked in via a side door. NDA were recommended to assist the new owners and we recast the side a as an … Continue reading

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Country House & Abbatoir Conversion 2 Durrants Chailey Green

A delightful old 19th Century Abattoir in the grounds of a Grade II Listed House once owned by the village Butcher. The Abattoir was heading towards collapse which the old timber machinery at roof level no doubt contributed to and … Continue reading

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Country House Listed Grade II with glazed link to Listed Stone Barn Meers Farm West Chiltington

  This Grade II listed timber framed farmhouse & stone barn are in close proximity, the scheme development was unusual as the barn was designed as the principal living accommodation with the house altered to provide ancillary accommodation, a direct … Continue reading

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Country House Grade II with glazed link to New Range Rogers Farm Lunces Hill

An unusual Grade II Listed Farmhouse on a fine site south of Haywards Heath with stucco frontage & slate roof with red brick rear elevations  and a rear roof of handmade clay tiles. The scheme comprises a two-storey  cross wing … Continue reading

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Town House Extension Quadrant Grove London NW11

NDA designed a top glazed link extension to expand the rear service wing out to the party wall, obtained all consents and inspected the works, The property was extensively refurbished and we added and additional storey hidden behind the parapet … Continue reading

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Country House Kitchen Extension Grenestede House, East Grinstead

This house sits high looking over a brook and into an extensive tree canopy. NDA was asked to prepare designs for a new kitchen/dining/utility range and the problem was how to avoid supporting the second storey which returned across the … Continue reading

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Grade 1 Hardham Priory Alterations Hardham West Sussex

Possibly oldest house in Sussex, Grade I & Ancient Monument the chapter house (on Buildings at Risk Register), refectory building with vaulted stone undercroft remain, the latter burnt to a shell @ 1900 with a plain interior installed. Our brief … Continue reading

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Watermill Extension & Alterations Slaugham Mill, Slaugham Place West Sussex

An early overshot corn mill alongside the lake at Slaugham Place. The owner asked NDA to prepare a design to extend the building  across the mill race and for the conversion of the mill to residential use. The work is in progress … Continue reading

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Country House Extension & Alterations Hinton Lodge, Horsted Keynes

A substandard bungalow for which we negotiated all statutory consents and provided construction & joinery details for conversion to two stories including two storey extensions to two sides. The clients completed the work on a self build basis with our … Continue reading

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Oast House Extension The Old Oast Maresfield

We dismantled and stored a 19th Century oak framed hovel which we acquired from Slaugham Place and eventually sold the structure privately. The purchasers then asked us to design and obtain consent for a substantial extension to their fine old … Continue reading

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Country House Extension Old Deaks Cottages Cuckfield

A nice pair of matching attached country cottages  in a very attractive country lane. We acted for both adjoining owners as we had successfully negotiated a substantial extension for one side and the other of course wanted to match the … Continue reading

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Country House Grade II Cross Wing Extension Pitch Place Farm Thursley Surrey

This project involved the erection of a two storey cross wing attached to a bland gable end to the existing service wing attached at 90 degs against the main house stack of this Listed Grade II 16th Century range. The … Continue reading

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Country House Linked extension Elm Cottage Barnes Village Green

A project to extend an early 19th Century stucco cottage as a linked extension designed to merge two conflicting building type and maximise the plot potential of a prominent and well known picturseque Cottage overlooking the Pond on Barnes Village … Continue reading

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