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SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2017: The Old Barn Motor House scoops top prize

SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2017: The Old Barn Motor House scoops top prize
An old barn that has been restored and transformed into a showcase for the Royal Automobile Club’s collection of vintage vehicles has been named Surrey’s best heritage conservation project. The Old Barn Motor House, Woodcote Park, Epsom scooped the top prize in the Surrey Heritage Awards 2017, organised by Surrey Historic Buildings Trust and supported by Surrey Life Magazine. The architect and design team behind the conversion of the barn received their trophy and certificate from SHBT’s Patron, Mr Michael More-Molyneux, Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, in a ceremony at Loseley Park. Dame Helen Ghosh,...
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Trust will help fund repairs to medieval house and wall in Peaslake

Trust will help fund repairs to medieval house and wall in Peaslake
Surrey Historic Buildings Trust had made two grants towards repairs to a medieval building, Old Well Cottage, in Peaslake. This is a Grade II Listed open hall house dating from c.1400. The Trust has made a grant of £1,400 for re-rendering the whole of the front wall in three-coat lime, and a further £2,000 to fund repairs to the boundary wall at the same property. The wall is important because it has a high public profile in a rural location and contributes considerably to the setting of the listed house.
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