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Devon barn

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We couldn't interest Kevin McCloud in our barn conversion, so we went one better, a blog. You can follow our progress as we turn what was the kitchen of a medieval grange in south Devon into a home for a family of four. I will attempt to answer any questions, so write away!

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View from outside

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Marnie outside newly-painted Abbot's Ash

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Looking west in the main barn

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Wayne puts the foundations of the bathroom together while Richard does the same for a bedroom. The floor will come up to the top of the breeze blocks. The ridge half way up the wall shows where the first floor was. You can see the corbles which held the floorboards up.
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Lean-to is standing on one leg now the wall is down

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Heavens above. Looking very chapel-like.

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You can see a wooden strut across the trusses which will have to be strengthened with metal cable ties. Could look quite funky, we hope.
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Brian the builder starts on the internal bedroom walls

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The doorway from the hallway is opened up

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The 'monster' in its lair, or the garage

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