Grade I Listed Newnham Farm has a kitchen make-over...
The Old Newnham Farm in Plympton was one of ADG's first ever conservation and heritage projects back in 1994. The West Wing in the Grade I listed section included a domestic and agricultural area, and the brief was to convert this into a family home. This required extensive negotiation with Planning and Conservation Officers and also English Heritage Inspectors so as to achieve the end result.
The previous kitchen was located in the original circular engine room looking out across the mature lawn and pond. This has now been removed and is being used as a family room, and the new kitchen has been moved and built around the original cider press that has been retained.
The new modern kitchen diner was purpose designed and installed by local kitchen fitter Mainly Kitchens and required detailed finishes to cope with the undulating internal walls and floors. A central island was installed as a breakfast bar and houses cupboard space and a recessed sink.
All of the original features (including a commercial cider press) have been retained and contrast the 400 year old construction with a contemporary kitchen design.