Gallery: Medieval Barn in Essex Transformed into a 21st-Century Home wi...

 
Have you ever neglected to close a door behind you, only to have someone (probably an older relative) ask you if you live in a barn? This saying comes from the barn's reputation of being a drafty place only fit for hay and animals. A recently renovated barn in Essex, UK, might change that stereotype, however. The Feeringbury Farm Barn was built in the 16th century, but a dedicated team of architects used reclaimed materials to transform it into a 21st-century home while retaining its structural integrity and medieval aesthetic.

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  1. keithemm September 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    The conversion was documented on (UK) Channel 4’s Grand Designs. If you’re in the UK you can watch it on 4OD here: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/grand-designs/4od#3264901
    If you’re not in the UK, you’ll have to be a bit more inventive.

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