Andrew Mead

  • Port Eliot south elevation

    Building on Soane’s foundations at Port Eliot


    Much of what Soane envisaged at Port Eliot was not fully realised, yet despite subsequent remodelling, his basic structure still shines through the gilded decay

  • Castle Drogo main NTPL

    Inskip & Jenkins puts its seal on Castle Drogo


    Completed in 1930 as the last castle in England, Castle Drogo was sadly always pregnable to the Dartmoor rain. Now Inskip & Jenkins’ restoration work is turning Lutyens’ fantastical creation into a weatherproof fortress for the first time

  • Lyde End cemetery

    Lyde End is in a field of its own


    The judicious modernism of Aldington & Craig’s 1977 Lyde End scheme at Bledlow remains a convincing model for rural housing. Its grade II listing last month should finally bring this little-known gem the credit it deserves