Air Dried Oak Frame for Former Chapel


Progress is being made with elements of the dried oak frame as part of Blair Gratton Architects’ designed alterations to an interesting building in Derbyshire.


Once a Victorian Methodist Chapel, the building is now used as a characterful family home, with its large multi storey arched windows, and ornamentation. That character is certainly something to be retained in its adaption.

A two storey air dried oak frame structure is to be erected on the end of the Chapel, comprising of large section corner posts and beams. Two traditional Queen Post roof trusses support the pitched roof, with tiles to match the existing roof tiles.

The new space will comprise of a sun lounge overlooked by a toughened glass first floor balcony, paved and glazed to the sides in obscure glass.

The project is due on site early this month. We look forward to seeing the design come to life.