Shackleton and Scott huts

Shackleton and Scott huts

At the turn of the century, pioneers such as Scott and Shackleton defined the golden age of exploration. Today their original huts, still with interiors intact from their time of departure stand in Antarctica – one of the most unforgiving places on earth.

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

Every truss in the hammer beam roof of Stirling Castle had to be made to slightly different dimensions and pitch because of the bow in the west wall.

Oak-framed barn

Oak-framed barn

Another award-winning barn conservation project by Carpenter Oak & Woodland, Charlton Court Barn is today used as a conference venue to deliver motivational courses and training.

The Commandery

The Commandery

The manor of Ansty was granted to the order of the Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem by Walter de Turberville in 1210-11. The ancient barn is built on the site of a ‘Commandery’, the mediaeval headquarters of the Order, where it is thought that the original building had been built as a hospice for pilgrims.