Grade II listed mill presented with Sussex Heritage Trust Award

Another of our projects has been presented with their Sussex Heritage Trust Award, this time in the Small Scale Residential category, in recognition of the sensitive conservation and internal alterations. This lovely grade II listed mill operated as a working mill until 1941 but then quickly fell into disrepair and the remains of the windmill

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Sussex Heritage Trust presentation to West Dean College

Chairman of the Sussex Heritage Trust, Simon Knight, visited West Dean College on Monday 7 December 2020 to present CEO Alex Barron and the team with their Public & Community Award, in recognition of the work involving extensive conservation and repair of the roof to the House.  West Dean College, home to West Dean College

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Sussex Heritage Trust Awards 2020

We are very happy to have won two Awards at this year’s Sussex Heritage Trust Awards held on 25 November, with a third project being Highly Commended. The Sussex Heritage Trust was established in 1977 as a charity ‘to preserve, improve and encourage the appreciation of the architectural and natural heritage of Sussex’.  The charity’s Awards

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Planning permission granted for two storey extension to church hall of 13th century grade I listed St Margaret’s Church, Ifield

Following a planning committee meeting on 29 September, lasting late into the evening, Jane Jones-Warner Associates are delighted to have received permission on behalf of the parish of St Margaret’s Church, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex for the demolition of the existing single storey annexe and new-build two storey extension to the church hall.  This was a

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Portsea parish secures major National Lottery Heritage Fund grant

Congratulations to the team at St Mary’s, Portsea for securing a £764,000 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards the conservation repair of their unique 1889 JW Walker and Sons pipe organ. The work is to be completed by Nicholson and Co Ltd over approximately 12 months and forms part of a three year

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Repair investigations at historic Sussex church

We continue to be impressed by the benefits of modern technology when looking after our built heritage. Here at St Peter’s, drone footage is helping us diagnose storm damage to the weathervane to produce a schedule of repair without the need for immediate specialist access.

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Magnolia House Dental Practice

Magnolia House is a locally significant three-story town house that dates from the 18th century.   Listed grade II, it is located within the St Faiths Conservation Area.  Listed building consent has just been granted for a scope of conservation repair of the roofs and ground floor structure, as well as internal alterations including the introduction of a

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Planning permission and listed building consent for Lurgashall Village Shop

Jane Jones-Warner Associates worked closely with the client and local authority to secure successful planning and listed building consents for additions and alterations to the grade II Lurgashall village shop and adjacent house. This has provided a life line for this valuable community asset which will now be able to continue to offer much needed

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Pevsner Architectural Guide for West Sussex

The long-awaited new Pevsner Architectural Guide for West Sussex has now been published. We were very pleased to get a mention for the annexes at St Mary’s Church, Sidlesham and St Mary’s Church, Thakeham, as well as works completed at Christ Church, Worthing.

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Planning permission granted for annexe extension at St Mary’s Church, Thakeham

Planning permission has been granted for the improvement of facilities at St Mary’s Church, introducing WCs and a small kitchenette.  The annexe proposed is minimal and self-effacing, clad in materials that will weather down and blend in with the colour of the stone and sit comfortably in its rural setting.  It is discreetly tucked in

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