UK-based Jonathan Tuckey Design has remodelled a Grade II listed chapel in Wiltshire into a modern home for a young family.
The mid 19th century spaces have been refurbished while retain the aesthetic of the chapel, whilst an entirely timber new building has been added to the rear, providing 4 bedrooms and associated bathrooms.
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The new extension sits on re-built dry stone walls in the garden and is unseen from the street, it is clad in blackened timber, looks like a quiet shadow of the original building.
A glazed transparent passage links the extension back to the chapel where connect better with the surrounding garden.
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The original chapel volume is now used for a bright open-plan day room, housing kitchen and living room.
The weathered chapel floors, chapel pews, timber gallery and wall linings, and clear glass windows have been carefully restored. These were contrasted with new timber kitchen island and dining table.