Case Study: Church and Thatch Cottages (Part of the Cornbury Park Estate)
Cornbury Park is the family home of Lord and Lady Rotherwick near Charlbury in Oxfordshire, England. The estate includes some 1,700 acres of the most ancient forest in Britain today and is a protected environment for native wildlife, creating a unique habitat in one of the few private forests in England.
On the edge of the Cornbury Park Estate were two listed cottages left derelict for many years and needing complete refurbishment. We were very proud and pleased to have been entrusted with this delicate and sensitive project.
Main features of the project
- Knock down of much of the existing natural stonework and re-building in natural stone.
- New natural stone slate roof to Church Cottage and a new thatch roof to Thatch Cottage.
- All work was carefully carried out to enhance the character of the building.
It has been a great pleasure to work with Cooper Construction Limited.
- The Lord Rotherwick