Manor House Kitchen Refurbishment

Opening up the Victorian kitchen wing of a Grade II* Listed historic manor house created a kitchen that would cater for every need

Parts of this substantial manor house, set in 600 acres of beautiful East Sussex country estate, date back to the early 16th century.

Manor House Kitchen Refurbishment - The HouseThe east wing, constructed in the late 1800s by the wealthy Victorian owner contained the modern kitchen, pantry, larder and utility room. Years of ill-conceived minor modifications had eliminated much of the original building fabric and had resulted in a set of disjointed spaces connected by an imposing dark corridor. Removing the corridor wall, in addition to bringing in much needed light to the enlarged spaces, opened up longlost views to the mill ponds in front of the house.

Manor House Kitchen Refurbishment - The KitchenDespite treating the building with the utmost respect so as not to further harm its charm or character, Dwell implemented some key alterations to bring the building closer to modern standards of comfort and fuel-efficiency. Effective underfloor heating and a comprehensive home automation and entertainment system complimented the bespoke joinery and limestone floor, whist integrated commercial kitchen equipment provides sufficient catering capacity for the large-scale entertaining that befits such an impressive house.