Ashley Courtney Architect

King of Prussia Award 2022, Highly Commended

King of Prussia

I was very delighted to receive the Highly Commended King of Prussia Award for our recent work at St Andrew’s Church, West Dereham, in Norfolk. The award is a joint award between the Ecclesiastical Surveyors and Architects Association and the National Churches Trust, and was given for our extensive repair works to the chancel. The […]

St Peter, Coton

St Peter Church Coton

New Rainwater goods and Drainage Repairs St Peter’s is a glorious Grade I listed church with evidence of a Norman chancel. Unfortunately, it is suffering from a great deal of damp for a variety of reasons, and to cap it off the choir stalls had collapsed due to dry rot. Following a successful application to […]

Upwell St Peter

Upwell Church

New Rainwater goods and Drainage Repairs Following a successful application to the Covid-19 Emergency Heritage at Risk Response Fund, we were able improve the defective rainwater goods at the east end of the chancel, and the Victorian drainage system. Three C18 lead hoppers, including one to the vestry, were in a dreadful state and we […]

St Andrew, West Wratting

West Wratting Church

Rerendering of the Chancel We have now completed the rendering and limewashing of the chancel and much of the crossing wall, and hope you will agree the result is truly impressive.  Probably not since pre-reformation days has the chancel looked like this. At last the external render has been reinstated to the rubble flint and […]

St Mary, Bartlow


New Facilities The installation of new facilities has now been completed and provides a much needed new kitchen and two new toilets, one of which is accessible.  A redundant stable in an adjacent farmyard building has been converted. New openings were formed into the rear boundary red brick wall, directly onto the churchyard. One of […]