Internal work has reached its peak at present, so all efforts have been spent working on the garden. Especially now the nice weather is here. First, let’s take a step back in time with the back garden as viewed from the bottom looking towards the cottage. Here is another step back in time. This time…
Month: November 2019
This month the focus will be to complete the removal of plaster in the kitchen/diner and a general tidy of the garden. With the caravan demolished, the wood is already on the bonfire and metal set to one side for scrapping. The walled garden has been given a good tidy to make it weed-free.
Although not quite warm, the snow has gone and the continuation of removing plaster from the downstairs bedroom and lounge.
The snow has landed and with this, the cold. However, this hasn’t stopped progression getting the plaster off the walls.
This month focused on taking the ceiling down in the kitchen/diner and the plaster off the walls. Placing your hand on the larger stone in the centre where the chimney results in your palm coming away wet. Here is a collection of photos to set the mood for what the cottage will look like.
The start of a new year and the beginning of taking down more plaster from the internal walls. Also the demolition of the partition walls on the ground floor of the cottage. To start off with, the original window to the rear of the cottage was made into a cupboard. As it was, the cupboard…
With external work on hold due to poor weather, work removing plaster from the internal walls of the cottage commenced with some more interesting finds. The first job is the kitchen. The black mould is the result of the plaster causing damp by trapping the moist within the stone wall. This applied to the whole…
The first major work done to the cottage was repairing the roof.
Work commenced dismantling the utility room in Brynteg. The Annexe kitchen required dismantling to give way to a new boiler. The greenhouse required demolishing for safety reasons and to make way for the new oil tank. The removal of the ivy from the wall reveals a little treasure.
A collection of photos taken during September 2017 of various developments at Brynteg. To start with, a few photos of the garden starting to look tidier. Whilst inside Brynteg work commences on taking the plaster off the walls and upstairs ceiling. The demolition of the kitchen units… …which soon become ashes.