Useful Links

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We hope you will find the following links useful. Before you leave our site do not forget to BOOKMARK us or add us to your FAVOURITES.

Click on the Shebbear Village website for our local community, with accommodation, history etc. for people who are visiting Shebbear and Buckland Filleigh.


AECB – the Association for Environment Conscious Building’s site for all things “green”
Devon Energy Efficiency Advice Centre – Just as the name suggests, this organisation will advise on all domestic energy issues in Devon. Funded by the Energy Saving Trust. Tel; 01752-235180 E-mail

Energy Saving Trust – Essential information for people looking to save energy or obtain grants

Green Building Press – Information and publications to help you create healthy and ecological homes and buildings.


English Heritage – their official website

Medieval English Towns – historical info and pictures plus many useful links

The National Trust – their official website

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings – for info on the sympathetic care of old buildings

Strawbale Building

Straw Bale Building – for lots of helpful advice about straw bale building


The Timber Frame Company specialises in the design, construction and erection of individually commissioned timber frames for all types of building

Carpenter Oak – Traditional timber frames. Based in Totnes, Devon but work nationwide.

Tuscan Foundry Products Traditional cast iron rainwater gutters and ancillary items. Tuscan Foundry Products Unit 8 Tamar Business Park Tamar Way Holsworthy Devon EX22 6HL United Kingdom Freephone (UK): 0800 174093 Telephone: 01409 255120

Histoglass Ltd Offer extra thin double glazed units that can be used into existing timber and metal frames. Histoglass Ltd. Low Lodge Weardley Lane Harewood Leeds LS17 9LS Telephone: 0113-2886037 or 07828-047513

WD Joinery This is a joinery company local to ourselves that often provide us with joinery work for our building site work. Contact Wayne or Mark on 01237 421164 or email at


Archinet – architecture and design – mostly modern

Digital Atlas of England – Lots of photos and useful links

Federation of Master Builders – info on registered builders

We have a large database of builders and contractors who are familiar with or specialise in traditional lime work.
For further information please contact our sales office.