A large turn of the century stone house that by an accident at birth had been positioned on site with its front door on the opposite elevation to the drive.
Previous owners had chosen to enter the property through the utility room and the heart of the house was dark and miserly.
The new owners suggested that two central rooms be knocked vertically into one; this space was continued through the new attic link into a glazed lantern and a stone helical stair was pivoted on columns over the stair down to the cellar.
Four storeys interlinked.
Later, two new partly glazed wings were added, containing a new dining room and living room. These where connected to the existing building through link corridors enclosing two new courtyards. providing a balanced symmetry and depth to the rear elevation