Historic Building Consultants

We are an award-winning Chartered Building Surveying Practice specialising in historic buildings. Our work is predominantly Northern Ireland based but we undertake commissions throughout Ireland and the UK. We provide expert architectural and surveying building conservation guidance on the condition, repair, restoration and adaptation of historic buildings, landscapes and structures.

Restoration of Old Shop in Gracehill

Posted on 06/03/2019

We are working with Gracehill Old School Trust on the conservation and restoration of the former shop in Montgomery Street, Gracehill. The building dates from the 18th century and the discovery of this slate on the roof, which records that Henry Kerr re-slated the house in 1835,  gives us an invaluable connection with those who worked on the building before us. The Trust is aiming for a combination of 18th Century style with 21st century comfort, centred on the conservation of the original shop interior and commercial use of the domestic accommodation at lower basement level. Phase One of the … Read more Restoration of Old Shop in Gracehill