Author: Toby Pitt

Roof before repair to West Hosley Place

Medieval roof repair

We recently carried out an intermediary roof repair on the most complex and interesting roof system I have ever seen. I visited the site alongside Simon Goddard, from The Goddard Partnership architectural design practice, to assess what could be done to restore this fascinating medieval roof back to its past […]

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St Lawrence Church, Alton

History of St Lawrence Church The Anglican church of St Lawrence in the village of Alton, Hampshire is a Grade I listed building. This notable church was built on the site of the 1651 English Civil War “Battle of Alton”. However, the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Alton dates from around AD […]

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Grade ll* Listed Building

The work carried out on a Grade II* listed building in Beaconsfield concentrated on improving the thermal performance of this historic building. In order to achieve this the West Country Tiling team stripped the existing roof coverings and leadwork, and installed warm roof insulation from Natural Building Technologies. We also re-slated […]

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All Saint’s Church, Berkshire

Church history All Saints’ is a beautiful, Grade II* listed parish church in Binfield, Berkshire dating back to the 12th century. As detailed on the All Saints’ website, it was originally one of the chapels of the Royal Manor of Cookham that was given to the Abbey of Cirencester by Henry I. Records show […]

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St Nicolas Church, Newbury

Joint Project The team at West Country Tiling have been working with Farringdon based Andrew Townsend Architects for over 20 years on countless projects around the Cotswold. The first project we worked on together in the late 90’s was the Abbots Fish House in Meare, the only surviving monastic fishery […]

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