Conversion of a vacant Grade II listed Victorian Gothic Villa into four flats for shared ownership
- Lynwood House was originally constructed in 1830’s as a Gothic style private residence.
- The building was made a Grade II Listed building in 1985 but was unfortunately left severely neglected until the site was acquired by Sovereign Housing Association
- Extensive specialist structural repair including use of Cintec Anchors to provide a ‘Keyhole surgery’ solution to stabilise failed stonework without being visible.
- Considerable consultation undertaken with planning authority and English Heritage to satisfy planning and listed building consent.
- Careful removal and subsequent reintroduction of original features including coving, skirtings and architraves, with new profiles custom made to match the original.
- Specialist stone masons appointed to sensitively clean facades, repoint in natural lime mortar and repair and replace stonework including unique mouldings for feature reliefs, parapets, cills and mullions
- New timber sliding sash windows to match original, including feature decorative bay, all with high specification Low Emissivity self-cleaning glass with thin profile to match original thickness whilst achieving excellent thermal performance.