11.07.2017 Case Study

Grade 2 Listed Cattle Barn Keeps Its Character

With the building being Grade II listed it was very important that the design of the new windows matched the original frames as closely as possible. Upon researching a number of timber window companies the family approached Bereco in the knowledge that we have supplied our wooden windows and doors to many listed properties over the years including the local Thrum Mill. The family were then introduced to our local suppliers Blackthorn Timber Windows whom we knew also had experience of listed properties and were ideally placed for undertaking such a historic restoration.

“Upon visiting our property, Lee from Blackthorn Timber Windows really understood our needs and it became clear his knowledge, combined with the timber windows manufactured by Bereco were of an excellent quality. The time and effort from Lee shouldn’t be underestimated. His experience and attention to detail, backed by great customer service was pivotal. This made our decision a lot easier.”

Bereco FSC 100% Hardwood traditional lipped casements and lipped French doors were chosen for this period property. 35mm horizontal bars were used to replicate the solid design of the original windows and were factory finished with a deep rosewood satin stain finish that creates a warming contrast with the natural stone of the building.

“The quality of our new windows, combined with care taken on installation really shows and helps enhance the natural look and appearance of our property. Recommend for future: Absolutely”

This property dates back over 300 years and was once part of a main hall and farm settlement that the local council auctioned off for conversion & renovation. This particular barn, that the family were fortunate enough to secure, was originally built to house cattle in and their primary objective throughout the renovation was to create a family home, in a private setting, whilst retaining as many existing features as possible, keeping the buildings heritage and character.

A Bit About Blackthorn Timber Windows

Blackthorn Timber Windows specialise in the supply and installation of timber windows, doors and conservatories for all types of property. From traditional sliding sash windows to folding sliding doors, cottage-style windows to modern reversible casements. Whether your home is urban or rural, Victorian or 21st Century, they have the windows and doors to suit it.

With bases in the North-East and Yorkshire, Blackthorn Timber Windows has gained an enviable reputation for the high quality windows and doors and for the skill and attention to detail of their installation teams. Offering installation services from North Derbyshire right up to Edinburgh, including the whole of Yorkshire, Co. Durham, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, Cumbria, South-West Scotland and up through the Borders.

http://www.blackthorntimber.com/contact/

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