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Wick CottageWick Cottage was a pair of 18th and 19th century cottages that had been linked together in an unsympathetic manner in the 1960’s. The brief was to create a stylish and comfortable new home by creating a layout of larger and simpler spaces that would reveal as much of the original stone and timber structure of the original building as possible. It was also important to better relate the internal spaces to the attractive landscape of the surrounding valley.
replacement garry meakins? There’s lots of wood and natural elements in the room, from rattan baskets and the log pile beneath the wood-burning stove to woollen throws. “As much as it’s in Bath, it’s still a country house, so I wanted to have that nice textural element,” Garry says. This room also features a fireplace in Bath stone designed by Garry. The shelf on which the wood-burner sits stretches across the whole wall. “Having the log-burner elevated makes it eye height – nice for watching the flames,” he says.