Mayfly Cottage in Hampshire, River Test Fishing House

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Mayfly Cottage in Hampshire

River Test fishing house: Contemporary Timber Clad Home in Southern England – design by Stiff + Trevillion

7 Nov 2019

Mayfly Cottage on the River Test

Architects: Stiff + Trevillion

Location: Hampshire, South of England, UK

Mayfly Cottage Hampshire

Mayfly Cottage is a new build fishing house on the River Test in Hampshire.

River Test fishing house

Traditional construction methods including green oak frame, hand made bricks, roof tiles and charred timber cladding were brought together to form a contemporary reinterpretation of a rural barn.

Mayfly Cottage in Hampshire

The house sits in the grounds of a listed Manor House and is designed in context to reflect the hierarchy of the adjacent structures whilst also picking up on the local vernacular of details and materials of the hamlet at large.

Mayfly Cottage Hampshire by Stiff + Trevillion

The house is run using sustainable natural resources including ground source heat pump, rainwater harvesting and recycling, solar and photovoltaic cells.

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The brief was
• To provide new build house for occasional use.
• To have contemporary sensibilities but to reflect the vernacular form, language and materiality of the area.
• To be encourage sustainable principles.

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Mayfly Cottage, Hampshire – building Information

Architects: Stiff + Trevillion
Completion date: 2013

Mayfly Cottage Hampshire

Photography © Kilian O’Sullivan

Mayfly Cottage in Hampshire images / information received 071119

Location: Hampshire, UK




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