Medford House is a Grade I Listed House located on the High Street in Mickleton. It was built in 1694 in the Queen Anne Style with two 20th Century additions to the house, formal gardens and an outdoor swimming pool. The boundary wall and railings to the property are Grade ll Listed.
The alterations and repairs to the buildings, walls, swimming pool and gates were all regarded as necessary improvements in order to maintain the integrity of this important historic property. The following repairs and replacements included :
- Removing and replacing modern coloured leaded lights with leaded glazing of plain handmade mouthblown cylinder glass to match the glass in some of the other windows and to bring in more light to the Kitchen and to improve the views from inside.
- Mortar pointing repairs, necessary due to the damage carried out by mortar bees, weathering and by poorly executed repairs in the past.
- Replacing spoiled bricks with like for like to match existing in size, colour, texture, strength and durability.
- General repointing in worst affected areas of brick and stone.
- Repairing edges of the roofs by removing and replacing broken slates with matching reclaimed slates
- Removing and repairing lead rainwater goods, reinstating them to correct falls and painting to match existing.
- Repainting/ staining of all the exterior timber framing in materials to match existing.
- Repaint front door in breathable paint to match the existing. Where it is needed, repaint / re-stain all other timber doors, including garage doors, to match the existing.
- Repairs to some stone mullions.
- Lead work repairs where it has been used as DPC.
- Garden and boundary wall repairs using materials to match existing.
- Timber joinery repairs to be in materials and using methods and fixings to match existing.
- Slab repairs & re-pointing.
- Repainting all iron work gates and railings to match existing.
- Addition of a new bicycle shed .