Summary: Restoration of a fire damaged Grade II Listed farmhouse.
Challenge: Due to extensive fire and smoke damage the home needed internal and external restoration, as well as structural strengthening.
Solution: Bakers of Danbury recently carried out the restoration of a fire damaged Grade II Listed farmhouse. The oak frame was rebuilt to around 60% of the house, using traditional methods. Repairs carried out to the remaining oak frame included oak rafter repairs, joist repairs and structural strengthening to the whole roof.
Peg tiles were salvaged and reused. New peg tiles were introduced to match the original tiles. Traditional Lath & Lime plaster was applied to the walls.
Fire damaged timbers were removed and replaced with green oak using traditional joinery methods. Where possible good quality timber was salvaged.