Burton Stone Lane
Residential Adaptation

Burton Stone Lane is a residential adaptation of a Victorian villa in the Clifton Conservation area of York.  Our client and his young family needed a new focal point for their home which linked the house to the garden.   

The house is remodelled with a folded brick extension reorienting and reconnecting the existing building to the garden with a number of different openings: a sliding glass corner, a pop-out window and window seat, and a slot window and rooflight which allow light deep into the plan.    

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The extension includes an oak kitchen, small bathroom, dining area and an informal living space, each with views to the garden. 

The new building is formed from a steelwork frame with timber infill walls, a copper roof and a facade of handmade bricks. Window reveals and linings are also made from copper which ages to blend with the slate roofs of the adjoining houses.  

Client: Private

Architect: New Makers Bureau 

Engineer: RV Engineering 

Contractor: York Builder

Type: Residential Adaptation

Area: 55m2