Grand Designs Season 5 Episode 3 - Gloucester: The 16th Century Farmhouse

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Synopsis: When lawyers Jeremy and Louise Brown walked into Upthorpe Farm in Gloucester, they couldn’t believe their eyes. It was like stepping back in time. Apart from a few minor alterations, the Grade II listed 16th-century farmhouse had barely been touched for over 400 years and was completely unmodernised with lots of original features. Now that they’ve purchased the property their ambitious design plan is to bring the farmhouse into the 21st century, blending the original historic features with modern simplicity and luxury. Kevin watches on intrigued as they tackle the challenge of reconciling the very old and the very contemporary. Series featuring the challenges faced by eight people designing and building their dream houses.

Air Date: April 20, 2005

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