1&2 Wilson Street
A project to secure the future of two Grade II listed buildings on the Buildings at Risk Register in St Pauls, Bristol. Proposals involve the restoration of the Georgian houses, returning them to residential use with 10 flats, and with an ancillary enabling development of two houses. Received planning consent Dec 2010. Undertaken under the auspices of gcp architects
St Johnís Church, Yeovil
Assessment and reappraisal of the medieval design principles of St John's Church, Yeovil and the secure attribution of the design to William Wynford. Published in the form of 12 exhibition panels presented at National Archaeology Day 2004.
Caroline House, Bath
The conversion of a Grade II listed building in Bath with a major contemporary extension of to provide accommodation for homeless families. Undertaken under the auspices of gcp architects
Preston Plucknett manor
The full building survey and assessment of the medieval manor of Preston Plucknett, Somerset which identified many previously unpublished and important features including original ironwork, and an early C15th Fireplace. Extensive research into the building, its estate and contemporary buildings has established the likely original plan of the house and identified a number of medieval garden features.
114 Jacob Street
A commercial residential development of 31 flats on a restricted site within the heart of the Old Market conservation area, Bristol. The project required the conservation of elements of the existing industrial works in an ambitious courtyard scheme culminating in a five-storey copper-clad tower. Undertaken under the auspices of gcp architects
Lilliput Castle, Bath
3D computer reconstruction and design analysis a lost C18th building by John Wood - Lilliput Castle - for publication in an academic paper by Catherine Spence and an animated fly-through for use in lectures.
Keynsham Abbey, Somerset
A trustee of the Keynsham Heritage Trust David Martyn was invited to develop a 3D model of the lost remains of Keynsham abbey. Now beneath a bypass road the remains were recorded in the 1960ís and an analysis of the measured plan and existing features was an essential part of the exercise of creating an accurate and realistic representation of the Abbey complex.
Kings Weston House and Park, Gloucestershire
A reassessment of Kings Weston House and park which has identified many unrecorded features. Important discoveries made are a previously lost garden pavilion and it's ruins has been located, the remains of a woodland garden by the eminent designer Thomas Wright, and the and the identification of new archival material. Following my research the design of Kings Weston House can now be confirmed as having been completed to Vanbrugh's original concept before substantial alterations.
Baptist Mills Brass Works, Bristol
Reinterpretation of the early C18th Brass Mills established by Abraham Darby at Baptist Mills, Bristol. Collection and assessment of all visual and cartographic material to develop a chronology of development of a nationally important early Industrial site now entirely lost beneath the M32 motorway. Discoveries enabled the excavation of a previously unidentified building from the period of the brass works during construction of the Junction 3 project.
Pevsnerís Buildings of England
Contributed to the upcoming publications of volumes of Pevsner's Buildings of England series; North Somerset and Bristol By Andrew Foyle, and South and West Somerset by Julian Orbach. Due for publication late 2011 and 2012 respectively.