17th Century Farmhouse and Barn Conversion: Sneak Peak at Forelands Farm
Forelands Farm is located on the edge of the quiet hamlet of Stratfield Saye, a very private and peaceful spot surrounded by farm and parkland.
Parts of the house date to the 1640s. We were very excited about the opportunity to preserve some beautiful historic details and juxtapose with contemporary forms and materials. After a detailed planning and conservation area proposal we won all consents to reconfigure and refurbish.
By removing the first floor of the threshing barn we expressed its magnificent volume.
We raised and maintained the exposed beams and trusses and refurbished all original hardware.
Barn conversion with raised exposed beams and trusses
This project was a perfect opportunity to play our favourite game of juxtaposing contemporary elements with period and historic details.