Private Dwelling: prestigious dwelling, Seaton

Bovey House, Conservation of an Existing Hotel to Private Dwelling

The contract involved converting a Grade 2 listed hotel into a private dwelling for the Estates Management Trust, Clinton Devon Estates.

The works throughout the contract included:

  • Stone cleaning, repairs and new cut / dressed stone
  • Lead window restoration
  • Lime finishes
  • Bespoke joinery carried out by Skinner Joinery our in-house joinery department
  • Specialist decorative finishes throughout
  • Flint walling with lime mortar
  • Specialist lead work
  • Conservation works throughout the contract
  • Slate roofing repairs


On this contract Skinner Construction Ltd worked closely together with a specialist conservation architect to procure a contract that required specialist traditional building skills and methods to restore this Grade 2 listed building to its traditional form.

Case Summary

  • Client: Clinton Devon Estates
  • Architect: Jonathan Rhind Architects Ltd
  • Value: £1,500.000
  • Procurement: Single Stage Tender
  • Programme: 52 weeks


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