D & J Cole Contractors
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Conversion of Grade 11 listed Manor to Monastery for Benedictine Monks
The contract consisted of the refurbishment & conversion of the main house & outbuildings, the original "shell" being retained. The old Kitchen was converted into a library, all in English &' American White Oak, limed & waxed, to house a collection of 12,000 books.
Conversion of Farmhouse & redundant outbuildings
The brief was to convert two outbuildings into 2 bed dwellings, form five stables and tack room, erect new Oak framed extension to stables to provide a further two stables, two double garages and feed store, extend & refurburbish the house, and form a roof link.
Levelling of lawn & formation of flat area with retaining walls
This house had been built on a hill, the lawn sloped away from the building. Our brief was to design and form a flat area for the client to play ball games on.
The lawn was cut away & levelled (removing some 150 cubic metres of soil), top soil imported and the terrace, walls and stone balustrade constructed.
Refurbishment of a Grade 11 listed Manor
Originally built in the 12th Century and extended in the 17th Century and again in the 19th Century.
The brief was, working with the Architect, to adapt the 17th Century and 19th Century additions to more closely resemble the original layout, retain all historical features but sensitively bring he accommodation into the 21st Century.
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