(Mis)adventures of converting a stone barn to a dwelling

March, 2008

First destructions

Meanwhile, back to reality, the old interior of the barn needed stripping out as it contained all the cowshed fittings still, with odd beams at odd heights, weird floors made of clay tiles which were dangerous and so on. How dodgy was that floor? this happened just walking across it It was all carefully loaded …Continue reading

First doorway castings

First job, was to get some internal doorways cut in and lintels cast. No little undertaking. First job was to cut a hole in the wall, and push a oak beam through the hole to support the wall above the hole to be. If this step was missed, the wall could fall down! A lintel …Continue reading