Listed Buildings

Cawsand Fort Restoration

Work has commenced to restore parts of the Grade II Listed, Scheduled Ancient Monument, Cawsand Fort in South East Cornwall. Atkinson Architects have been working closely with owners of the private residences to secure approvals for full external fabric restoration – new windows, roof works, stone repairs and the public realm gardens. Cawsand Fort, dating …

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Hands On Listed Building Surveys

Atkinson Architects have a very hands-on approach when commissioned to work with listed buildings and heritage assets. We have extensive knowledge of traditional south-west vernacular buildings, materials and construction techniques. This informs our on-site investigation into how buildings evolve and their physical condition. We are pleased to see several approved listed building projects progressing on …

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Barn roof repairs exposing beams

Timber Building Design

A selection of Atkinson Architects ongoing projects and completed buildings using timber. Structural frame design with various types of hardwood cladding to create contemporary architecture that sits well alongside historic buildings. The use of structural timber such as – oak, douglas fir and glu-lam frames, provides a low impact modern form of construction with great …

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Heritage management plans on-site

At Atkinson Architects we have a selection of listed building projects that are in progress as we move from Spring into Summer.  Restoration and extensions to Georgian villas and Sixteenth Century thatched longhouses are all underway in Devon.  We have a great understanding and a wealth of knowledge of how to design, detail and specify …

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Thatched Sixteenth Century Cottage Conservation

Exceptional detailing and high quality materials

Atkinson Architects strive to create buildings with a sense of permanence and quality that improves with age. Many of our completed projects in Devon and Cornwall are used as exemplar models of architectural detailing and top-quality craftsmanship by construction organisations and European materials suppliers. The use of recyclable materials such as timber, copper, zinc and lead is …

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Green roof onto of summerhouse overlooking Salcombe estuary

Modern living in Grade II Listed buildings

Atkinson Architects completed conservation and new design works for The North and South Lodges at Maristow. Externally, the Grade II Listed buildings have been sensitively repaired with solid Dartmoor granite stone infill, Delabole slate roofs, traditional leadwork, and new hardwood joinery. This ‘invisible’ external conservation work contrasts with the internal improvements to the dwellings – …

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North & South Lodges Maristow Jaguar

Steps & Staircase Design

A selection of our recently completed projects focussing on different types of steps. Always a great design opportunity, ranging from contemporary, minimalist through to traditional joinery and metalwork. Whether they are external garden steps or internal staircase, our emphasis will always be on high-quality materials and exquisite detailing. The projects shown here include Plymouth limestone, …

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Georgian stairs looking down

Listed building conservation with contemporary development

From January 2021 Atkinson Architects will be progressing on-site with a number of existing properties that are listed buildings in Devon and Cornwall. We are carefully restoring and adding new contemporary architecture – these include a Scheduled Ancient Monument, lock-keepers cottage on the banks of the River Tavy, a farm in Launceston with medieval origins, …

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Architects illustration of extension

Conversion of derelict barns, Dartmoor National Park

Atkinson Architects have recently completed the conversion and repair of three derelict barns in Cornwood in Devon. Moor Farm barns are all Grade II Listed, traditional Devon farmstead buildings, repaired to the highest quality. Two new dwellings and a dedicated workspace unit have been created along with substantial landscaping. Working closely with Dartmoor National Park …

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3 old barns converted to houses in Dartmoor National Park
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