Stained Glass

Repairing stained glass and leaded windows Who knew that the tradesperson we would end up needing the most was a stained glass specialist. We…

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Where do we live?

We call the house Penraevon, but I knew from the solicitors that the Land Registry call it 4 Laurel Mount. Two days before we move…

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Floorplan

Honestly it isn’t as big as it looks. People keep asking what we are going to do with all the space but it is…

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Hicks and Weatherburn

Whilst looking for information about the house I stumbled upon Hicks and Weatherburn paint company based in Penraevon Industrial Estate Leeds (about 2 miles…

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Paintwork

White House Grrr the paintwork on this house makes me crazy, every time I look at it I just want to change it immediately….

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Penraevon

Redbank to Penraevon

Redbank to Penraevon This house has had many names from Penraevon to Redbank to Penraevon to Bushbury House until finally back to Penraevon. Carved…

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Anaglypta and Lincrusta

Anaglypta and Lincrusta Been looking at wall coverings and have been drawn to texture. I was never sure of the difference between anaglypta and…

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Upstairs

Upstairs The house appears to be in a good state of repair, but it is all painted magnolia woodchip with white gloss and cheap…

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Garden

The Garden The garden is at present a great big lawn, with a ridge. It has some lovely trees on the perimeter including a glorious…

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Coach house

The Coach House The coach house needs a lot of work. Inside there are still the divides and grooved flooring for the horses.  It…

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