March will see the introduction of our new opening times. Part of the nave will be open to visitors every Friday 12-3pm and on the first Sunday of the month 1-4pm (starting Sunday 6th March).
Christmas is that marker in the year, the deadline that pushes us to get as much as possible of the downstairs of the House completed. We traditionally celebrate Christmas in the House as the Hut is too small and cramped for a tree and decorations. Instead of the Yule Log, we light the Froeling boiler and enjoy the warmth…
Seasonal Greetings Image of the Week #165
:: the last House walls to be lime washed : splattered : before they get packed away :: :: porch construction : our antique Polish doorbell in situ : wiring in the porch light :: :: surveying our new new log storage area : the kitchen worktops arrive : the bathroom floor laid ::
One of the joys of living in an historic building is finding maker’s marks, a real link to the craftsmen of the past. While we were sitting on the doorstep the other day, Fred spotted C B D stamped on the ornate door hinge. Image of the Week #150
Someone is enjoying the doorstep posies! Image of the Week #147
For the past couple of months we have been restoring the entrance porch on the south side of the nave. If you follow our Facebook or Instagram page you will have seen this in progress and now we are very pleased to show it to you – all finished! Historically the entrance porch has been very prone to damp…