Tag Archives: barn conversions

The implications of diversification with structures such as churches and farms

Archaeological watching brief at St Nicholas's Church Codsall

Heritage and archaeological related issues Commercial Archaeology Ltd has to date completed a number of successful projects across Staffordshire relating in particular to churches and farms. Diversification in both, whether the installation of a disabled toilet in the base of a church tower or the conversion of a barn to residential use, throw up a […]

The historic farm barn – conversion, conservation, sustainability and heritage

Barn conversion heritage services

Barn conversion and conservation The word ‘barn’ has its derivation in the old English words bere, which means barley, and ern, which means house. This etymology sums up one of the main functions of the farm barn since earliest times, in fact since as long as man has been cultivating the land, the barn has […]