Property

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Splendid Sashes

Windows are said to be the eyes of a house: letting in light, giving outward views, and profoundly influencing the appearance.

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Saving Kent’s Heritage – Tunstall Church

We follow the on-going restoration of tunstall church, a grade 1 listed church of great art-historical significance

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Hidden Gem

There is a gem nestling in picturesque grounds just outside Langton Green in Kent. Unless you had previously sought out a company that creates beautiful handmade stone garden ornaments, fountains and architectural elements, then you may not even know they exist.

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Heaven Sent

Eve Ranger used her creative flair to bring a tired-looking seaside house back to life with a wealth of pretty pastels and muted florals

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A Master of his Craft

Mark Padfield and his team thatch a Grade 2 listed cottage in Preston, near Canterbury

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Traditional Leaded Lights

Leaded lights are one of the oldest techniques for glazing still in use today. Looked after properly, leaded lights can last hundreds of years, so routine maintenance is essential for preservation.

Hand-crafted finial globe lights installed at Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons Hotel and Restaurant, Oxfordshire

Don’t blame it on the Moonlight

Our features writer Louise Tomlin talks to the owner and inventor of stone globe lights, Joanna Wallis

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Extending a Listed Building – Problem or Opportunity?

Architect Peter King outlines the main approaches to extending a historic building

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Simply Divine

Mark Lane, award-winning garden designer and BBC TV presenter, saw the potential in this run down 70s bungalow and seized the opportunity to make it shine again.

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Heritage, Hand-made Bricks

The Pluckley Brick Company is committed to reviving the authentic processes of manufacture for both brick and tile.