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AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED
Surrey Historic Buildings Trust has announced the shortlist for the Surrey Heritage Awards 2019. The six shortlisted nominations are: Lythe Hill Hotel, Chiddingfold Manor Cottage, Shere Oatlands Park Gates, Weybridge Parklands Farm Granary, Ockley Sunt Farmhouse, Oxted, Yew Tree Cottage, Wrecclesham These properties date from between the 15th and 18th centuries and represent some of the most interesting historic buildings in Surrey and ‘Best Practice’ in building conservation. The overall winner will be announced at the Surrey Heritage Awards Ceremony at West Horsley Place on Wednesday...
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SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2019

SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2019
The Surrey Heritage Awards Ceremony 2019 will take place at West Horsley Place on Wednesday 27 March by kind permission of Mr Bamber Gascoigne and the Mary Roxburghe Trust. The biennial Awards, organised by Surrey Historic Buildings Trust, recognise ‘Best Practice’ in historic building conservation in Surrey. Among the heritage properties in the running for the top trophy are several timber-framed buildings dating back over five hundred years – including Manor Cottage in Shere, Sunt Farmhouse in Oxted, Yew Tree Cottage in Dockenfield and the Lythe Hill Hotel in Chiddingfold – as well as an unusual...
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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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SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2017 – Shortlist announced

SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2017 – Shortlist announced
Surrey Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT) has announced the shortlist for the Surrey Heritage Awards 2017. The Awards have been created to celebrate Surrey’s rich and diverse architectural heritage, highlighting Best Practice in historic building conservation and restoration.   There are six shortlisted building projects:   St Martha’s Priory in Chilworth is a 1930s timber-framed Arts and Crafts house. It is a very fine example of the Surrey vernacular style but had been vacant for over 10 years and neglected. Now, with new owners, the challenge was to extend the house without detracting in any way from...
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