A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England

A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England

By Olivia Martin
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from its original foundations.

When Hugo Day hired architect David Sheppard to create a traditional home on his family’s 600-acre estate along the River Erme in Devon County, England, the original plan was to demolish a small stone outbuilding on the property.

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