Blarney Castle County Cork

Blarney Castle, County Cork

Blarney Castle is the Irish Republic’s most significant visitor attraction outside Dublin. The castle keep dates back to 1446  (see main photo above). Horsley Townsend Architects were commissioned to address the supporting visitor experience such as parking, restaurant, shop, historic former railway station, and links to Blarney village.

Talbot Hotel, Oundle, Grade 1 Listed

The substantial conversion, refurbishment and extension of the Grade 1 Listed former coaching inn The Talbot Hotel is a building of National Importance and comprises a range of 10 buildings; the earliest of which dates back to the 16th Century.

It is reputed to incorporate the staircase from Fotheringay Castle; down which, Mary Queen of Scott’s was led to her execution. Horsley Townsend’s proposals received considerable praise from English Heritage. The project dovetails the commercial requirements of the food and beverage activities with sound conservation principles.

Grantley Hall, North Yorkshire, Grade 2* Listed

The full conversion, refurbishment, and extension of a Grade 2* Listed former stately home into a hotel.

New Inn, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, Grade 2* Listed

Horsley Townsend Architects were commissioned to discharge all outstanding planning and listed building consent conditions; and to work up a previous scheme for construction purposes.

Former Liberal Club, Glasgow, Grade A Listed (Grade 1 equivalent)

Horsley Townsend Architects obtained Planning and Listed Building Consent for the conversion of the Grade A Listed former Liberal Club in Buchannan Street, Glasgow to a 4 storey city centre restaurant.

Castle Street, Edinburgh, Grade B Listed (Grade 2* equivalent)

Situated within the Edinburgh Castle World Heritage Site, Horsley Townsend architects were commissioned to design a frameless all glass ‘roof top’ extension on top of the Grade 2* listed Castle Street buildings.

Grade 2* Listed country house, North Yorkshire

Horsley Townsend Architects were originally commissioned to design a pavilion in the grounds of the country house, including sub terranean car parking. The project also includes a glass house and potting sheds.

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