Historic Cartshed Conversion

Historic Cartshed Conversion

Conversion of a historic cartshed to a new dwelling in west Oxfordshire The original building was a rather lovely, but fairly dilapidated, open-fronted cartshed, dating probably to the 18th century.  While many of its original roof timbers remained, many had been...
Grey Chalk Project

Grey Chalk Project

Grey Chalk Project Resurrection of a historic type of lime. Manifest Design Workshop are delighted to work with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings at their Old House Project in Boxley, Kent.  Working closely with the Society, we have helped to source...
Vestry Hall, City of London

Vestry Hall, City of London

Vestry Hall, City of London Sensitive repair works to a significant historic building. Vestry Hall was designed by well-known architect and architectural historian Sir Bannister Fletcher in the early years of the 20th century.  Now listed at Grade II, it is the home...
Cob Barn Repairs

Cob Barn Repairs

Repairs to a Cob Barn in Warwickshire Emergency works and fabric inspections. Working through a contact with a mud-builder in Cumbria, we were asked to visit a beautiful old farmyard in Warwickshire, and to inspect a small and rather curious open-fronted cob barn,...
Drystone Wall Repairs

Drystone Wall Repairs

Drystone Wall Repairs Like-for-like repair of traditional drystone walling.   Manifest were commissioned to survey and specify repairs to a drystone wall in an Oxfordshire garden.  It remains unknown quite what caused the collapse, but poor workmanship...