• Torquay Pavilion

    Torquay Pavilion is Grade II Listed and dates from 1912. It opened in the same year that the Titanic sank and is a beautiful representation of the period. It has fallen into a poor state of repair with significant corrosion of the structural steel frame, leaking roofs and damaged faience facade. I have been asked to do a through survey of the building in order to fully understand the building pathology. Ultimately, the building will be repaired and put back into use once again.

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    Torquay Pavilion

    Torquay, Devon

  • Hadlow Tower

    Hadlow Tower is Grade I Listed and is the only remaining part of Hadlow Castle - begun in 1838. The rest of the castle was demolished in 1951. The building has striking Gothic architecture and is a prominent landmark, visible from miles in all direction. It was substantially repaired through a Heritage Lottery grant and is now converted to residential use.

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    Hadlow Tower

    Hadlow, Kent

  • The Old Church

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    The Old Church

    Newport, Northants

  • Penkridge Hall

    Penkridge Hall is a very fine timber-framed house from 1590. At the time of the survey, the owner had recently completed a comprehensive series of repairs and this has all been done to a very high standard. The result is very impressive.

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    Penkridge Hall


  • Manor House

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    Manor House

    Walton on Thames

  • Roche Old Court House and Barns

    At the time of the survey in January 2022, Roche Old Court, and the collection of barns, was seen to be an exceptional survival of a small farm. The house is Grade II* and from about 1610. The Grade II* tithe barn has an entire bay missing, following a collapse. The additional barns are Grade II, plus there is an Ancient Scheduled Monument on site. This was seen very much as a project to be taken on with considerable care and acknowledgment of the historic significance.

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    Roche Old Court House and Barns


  • Holwood House

    Holwood House is a very fine Grade I country mansion by Decimus Burton from c1825. It was built for John Ward and he went on to use Burton for Calverly Park in Tunbridge Wells.

    Holwood House

    Keston, Kent

  • Westwood Park

    Westwood Park is a truly magnificent house – 26,000 sq.ft (2415 sq.m) and with grounds of 65 acres (26.3 ha). The house dates originally from the very first few years of C18 and was gradually extended and adapted as recently as the late C19. It remained in private ownership as a residence until the late 1940’s until it was sold to the local authority for use as a care home for the elderly. It was then adapted for office use in the 1980’s. It is now about to used once again as a private home.

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    Westwood Park

    Great Horkesley, Essex

  • Cavendish Place

    Cavendish Place is a Bath terrace from 1810 by John Pinch the Elder and is Grade I. Like many of these fine terraces houses, this one is largely intact but has been altered.

    Cavendish Place


  • Knowle Hall

    This stunning Grade II* Listed Building was built in the 1820s (later completed in the 1860’s) on the site of a much older building designed by Inigo Jones, so it has a huge historic heritage. During the 1990s an attempt was made to restore the building but the work was not completed. The future owners bought the building with a view to restoring it as a family residence. Given the extent of the work required, and the architectural significance of the building, they commissioned Listed Building Surveys to provide a full structural and condition survey.

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    Knowle Hall

    Knowle, West Midlands

  • Manor House

    This is a Grade I Listed house, with the earliest origins back to about 867 and with alterations from the C13 onwards. It has associations with Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited buildings in England.

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    Manor House

    Downton, Salisbury

  • Dreamland

    In its heyday, Dreamland’s many attractions included a miniature railway, a 1930s art deco cinema and the world’s first wooden roller coaster. The park closed in 2006 and the scenic railway was destroyed by fire two years later. Over time the abandoned buildings became derelict and the land was tabled for housing development. The resulting public outcry prompted Thanet Council to commission property consultants Gardiner & Theobold to assess the work required to restore the site as a heritage amusement park. In August 2010, Gardiner & Theobold commissioned a Condition Survey of the entire Grade II* Listed Building and site.

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  • Yelford Manor

    Yelford Manor in Yelford, Oxfordshire is a highly attractive property that is reputed to be the finest timber framed building in Oxfordshire. It is a Grade II* Listed Building dating from the late 15th century with 17th century alterations. The property itself is incredibly well preserved.

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    Yelford Manor

    Yelford, Oxfordshire

  • Finchcocks

    Dating from 1725, this very handsome Grade I house is a fine residence that is remarkably intact. It had operated as a musical instrument museum for 45 years but will now revert back to a family home one more.

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    Goudhurst, England

  • Culloden Tower

    Culloden Tower is a fabulous Grade II* folly from about 1746 and built to commemorate the Battle of Culloden and commissioned by John Yorke, It has some splendid plasterwork internally.

    Culloden Tower

    Richmond, North Yorkshire

  • Patcham Windmill

    Patcham Windmill is from about 1885 and is Grade II Listed. It is one of the few remaining Tower mills in Sussex that retain their machinery. It is now a residential conversion.

    Patcham Windmill


  • Astley Castle

    Astley Castle is Grade II* and the alterations won the prestigious RIBA Sterling Prize for the architects. It is a truly fabulous example of how to successfully combine sensitive building conservation with modern architecture.

    Astley Castle


  • Gothic Temple

    The Gothic Temple is Grade I Listed and located within the grounds of what is now Stowe School. It has powerful gothic architecture and is constructed of brown ironstone which adds to the sense of drama and its imposing setting in the landscape.

    Gothic Temple


  • New Mill

    New Mill is a Grade II Listed water mill, with the wheel still in place. At the time of the survey it was in need of complete refurbishment and its most recent use had been as a restaurant.

    New Mill


  • Fort Quesnard

    Fort Quesnard is a Victorian fort, from 1853, and was one of several forts built for the defence of the Channel Islands. It is of substantial granite construction and has proved to be extremely durable. It was used by the Nazi’s in WW2 as an anti-aircraft station.

    Fort Quesnard

    Mannez, Alderney

  • Appleton Water Tower

    Appleton Water Tower is a wonderful example of the importance of having clean water. It was built in 1877 (taking only one year) and originally provided fresh uncontaminated water to the Sandringham Estate. Fabulous architecture and a wonderful history.

    Appleton Water Tower

    Sandringham, Norfolk

  • The Old Cottage

    The Old Cottage is an unusual variation of a late C6/early C17 timber frame and it has a water reed thatched roof. There is only one other in the county of a similar floor plan layout.

    The Old Cottage


  • Swarkestone Pavilion

    This fine Grade II* pavilion is actually the remaining grandstand building of a much larger former country estate. It dates from around 1623, or thereabouts.

    Swarkestone Pavilion


  • Bere Court

    Dating from the mid-1600’s, with later alterations, Bere Court is a fabulous Grade I Listed house. The house has very fine architectural detailing and was in need of many repairs at the time of the inspection. It is a wonderful property.

    Bere Court

    Pangbourne, Berkshire

  • Skeffington Hall

    With C15 origins and alterations through the C17, this handsome Grade II* house is of local stone and slate and provides an impressive home setting.

    Skeffington Hall

    Leicestershire, England

  • Ffynone Mansion

    Ffynone is a fabulous Grade I Listed house by John Nash, with later substantial alteration and embellishment by Inigo Thomas. The Nash part of the house dates from about 1794 and is considered as his finest house in Wales. Thomas remodelled it in about 1904.

    Ffynone Mansion

    Pembrokeshire, Wales