grade II* listed house in Almondbury near Huddersfield was sub-divided
in the 18th century to form three cottages and dates from the
mid to late 17th century.
owners appointed us after Phase 1 of the alteration works had
Phase 2 has involved alteration works to reinstate the second
floor accommodation which had become redundant when the first
floor ceiling was raised sometime during the 19th century. Planning
and listed building approval was awarded in 2000 however some
minor amendments meant a second listed building application was
submitted along with a Building Regulations application.
have included relaying of the stone roof slates on a breather
of insulation which has been underslung with reed board and lime
plaster, reinstatement of the second floor,
installation of a first to second floor staircase, installation
of new windows and an ensuite. The existing masonry walls have
been lime plastered and new partitions installed to first and
second floors, finished with either laths or reed board and lime
works bring all the original accommodation back into use using
materials which are either contemporary with the buildings original
construction or are have high environmental credentials with very
low embodied energy.