In contrast to the random rubble
effect of the stone barn's exterior and its rugged country charm, the inside has a stunning modernist style using materials like stainless steel, tinted plate glass and engineered oak flooring.
There are different types of lime mortar depending on the finish - some are smooth for a dressed finish and some are course where the sandstone is of a random rubble
"As you can imagine, a wide range of building techniques have been used across the portfolio, ranging from modern cavity wall through to coursed stone work and random rubble
Stone from La Floresta, a nearby quarry that supplied the stone to the original monastery, was used for its construction, and in places, the smooth jointed facades are interspersed with sections of random rubble
. Internally, white-walled Cistercian austerity prevails, but is tempered by being brought into a dialogue with new materials such as concrete and dark, polished wood.
Once you remove the old plaster you may find the sub-wall is constructed of random rubble
or old bricks, which can seem quite tricky to repair but it really is not that difficult to accomplish a new perfectly smooth wall.
It may be later architectural history that enthuses a new owner of The Old Vicarage, however, taken by its own listed charms including some good mullioned windows with drips stones and a quirky elevational treatment in random rubble
sandsone with ashlar contrasts, very nearly a crazy paving effect on a more restrained scale.
Most of the single are made out of cement, sand, bricks and timber generally on random rubble
Brick is the cheapest material and simplest to build, whereas a natural stone wall made from random rubble
takes more skill but is well worth the results.
Designed to blend in with its surroundings, the house will be constructed using traditional methods and materials such as locally sourced "random rubble
" stone and slate.