Families from across Poole met at Haskell’s Recreation Ground today to view initial plans for the site’s redevelopment, whilst having some half-term fun.
The bright, rusty red roofs creak and crack as a moody November wind jostles along the waves formed in the ancient tin. Their walls like shortbread, dry and crumbling, slowly being ebbed away by the abrasive elements on this exposed Devon hill. Most wouldn’t give this small, depressed huddle of obsolete farm buildings […]
If you would like more information or advice on restoring old farm buildings or any ancient structure, the links on this page will help you.
John Schofield is an architect and a senior member of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. He has worked in partnership with colleagues at the architect practice, Achitecton for the last 40 years. Architecton was one of the first practices to take an interest in both new design and preserving ancient buildings.
An interactive map of Hill Farm. Scroll over the different parts of the farm to learn more about the farm, see pictures and watch videos as Emma shares her infectious enthusiasm for the ancient farm buildings she so proudly owns.
Last year Emma Robinson bought Hill Farm and despite being in a bad way structurally, she has big plans for this quaint cluster of old farm buildings. She hopes to put a steel frame inside the main barn which will hold the crumbling walls upright and make this ancient building safe.