The Old Manor House, Cholesbury

Thompson Bradford Architects, Tring, 2011


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Exterior from garden 

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  • Exterior from garden    
  • Rear extension    
  • Extension interior    
  • Kitchen interior    
  • Front view    
  • Site plan    
  • Plans    
  • Section    
  • Elevations    
  • Plans and elevations as existing    

Refurbishment of and extension to a Grade II listed cottage

The brief was to refurbish the property which was in a poor state of repair, and to replace a 1980s extension with additional floor area. An element of the project was the treatment of an existing gable wall, which a surveyor's report had indicated would need to be rebuilt.

By analysing the causes of the instability of the wall, which were traced back to decay in the original timber frame, it was possible to carry out repairs to enable the existing construction to be retained.


  • Begun: May 2010
  • Completed: Mar 2011
  • Floor area: 150m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £150,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: Mar 2010
  • Procurement: form based on JCT Minor Works
  • Address: The Old Manor House, Cholesbury, Tring, HP23 6ND, United Kingdom

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