Ings is a fine example of a late 17th century Wiltshire farmhouse. The street elevation has remained in its original form but a poor quality conservatory had been added to the rear. Our proposal sought to replace the conservatory with an extension of similar volume but which formed a more useable and well insulated addition to the house. High quality traditional materials such as lead, stained timber and copper have been chosen for their longevity and sympathetic appearance. Care has been taken to ensure that the new extension does not impact on the historic fabric of the house with the palette of materials detailed in a contemporary way to clearly differentiate the extension from the main house.