St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands.

Client : Private.

We carried out the stonework for an extension to a large 16th century farmhouse in the parish of St. Saviour on the island of Guernsey. The stone used for the random rubble walling was locally sourced reclaimed granite.

St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands

The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a British Crown Dependancy in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy in France and forms part of the Channel Islands. St Saviour is one of ten parishes on the island. People from Saint Sauveux were traditionally nicknamed 'Fouormillaons' in Guernésiais which translates as 'Ants'.

St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands
St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands
St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands

Additional works to the extension included the construction of a double garage with a gymnasium above.

St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands
St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands
St. Saviour – Guernsey, Channel Islands

Above the garage in the gable end a window was formed for the gymnasuim complete with granite lintel and an 'arrow slit' style opening above that again, traditionally these slit type openings in older buildings were used for ventilation.