extension to Newlands Farmhouse adds three ensuite rooms, a spacious lounge,
and a kitchen, all offering picturesque countryside views. The Oak
timber-framed design includes a captivating King post truss that creates a
covered porch, featuring a flared head and haunched foot for apex and rafter
support. Sling braced trusses, favoured for open space without tie beams,
utilize lapped dovetail joints and air-dried oak stub ties to minimize joint
shrinkage. Cranked and tapered collars embellish the trusses. Genuine curved
timber boards are used for sling braces, ensuring strength. Within the kitchen,
an informal partition employs a timber rail and vertical studs, while a jowled
main post with flaring top and stub tie connection is prominent. The extension
exemplifies traditional design principles and attention to detail.
Architect: The Green Oak Carpentry Company
Builder: Lonmer Developments Ltd.