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By Web Admin on 19 August 2014 14:15
Lewis Surveying Associates are pleased to be sponsoring a talk by Deputy President of the Supreme Court, Baroness Hale of Richmond at Richmond Station.

23rd September 2014.
Starts 10.30 am

‘Life of a Law Lady’

By Web Admin on 06 August 2014 15:24

Overlooking the famous Causey Arch Bridge with the World’s oldest surviving railway, Tanfield Hall is a Grade II* Listed mansion house with a fascinating history. Lewis Surveying Associates were commissioned to survey the building for a new owner and to advise upon its repair and conservation. 

Paul Lewis, RICS Accredited Conservation Surveyor said, “This beautiful building presents a classic Georgian frontage, but as the survey progressed, it became clear to me that the building had much earlier origins. Older windows and doors could be seen buried in the walls; we knew that a scheme of Georgian alterations around 1725 had made substantial changes to the layout and appearance but the date of the original house had been a mystery.”

Historic research showed that the building was painted in 1625 and was already referred to as ‘The Old Tudor House at Tanfield Hall’. The painting showed that a rear Tudor wing...