Long Sutton Barn

Cassion Castle Architects, Tom Lloyd, Hampshire, 2013


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Multi-purpose structure in the grounds of a former farmhouse incorporating a studio, workshop, garage and storeroom.

The client required a building for use as a studio, workshop, garage and storeroom.

The building showcases timber in many forms: softwood and hardwood, laminated, planed and rough sawn.

The exterior is deliberately understated. The traditional form and finishes enable the building to appear initially as though it has been there for many years. Closer inspection however reveals modern detailing which gives it a subtle contemporary identity.

The interior of the barn provides a strong visual contrast with the simplicity of it's exterior. Structural elements are expressed decoratively. The primary structure is a series of six glulam portal frames with galvanised steel plates and fixings. The lesser structural elements are then layered over this in a clear hierarchy. Spaces are created within the wall's depth which are employed as workspace, shelving and storage.


  • Begun: Jan 2013
  • Completed: May 2013
  • Floor area: 58m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £134,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Procurement: Bespoke
  • Address: Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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