NICK COX ARCHITECTS
Location: Titsey, Surrey
Building Period: Late 18th century
Listing Status: Grade II building, Grade II listed Park and Garden, Conservation area, Area of Outstanding Beauty, Area of Great Landscape Value, Biodiversity Opportunity Area, Area of High Archaeological Potential
Titsey Place is a historic manor house that functions predominantly as a private residence, however, opens its doors during the summer months to visitors. The spaces to the rear of the buildings are used exclusively as private residential spaces. The land directly behind the house rose sharply to form and compromised the amount of natural daylight to ground floor areas. The Client wanted to explore how the area could be re-landscaped to allow the creation of a new extension to create a light and airy open plan kitchen and dining area. Nick Cox Architects were appointed to put together a feasibility study for possible options for the design of the extension and also some reconfiguration of existing internal spaces to the listed building.
The project evolved into an extensive re-landscaping project in addition to the construction of a contemporary extension and refurbishment of selected ground floor areas. With numerous special designations, the site was particularly sensitive. NCA acted as Lead Consultant throughout pre-application and planning stages to successfully deliver an approved application.