Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks Conceive Stone-Clad House Near the Estate of Her Father, Charles

The granite remains of an 18th-century farmhouse in Dumfries, U.K., anchor a weekend house by Nathanael Dorent Architecture and Lily Jencks Studio. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

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Cladding
Carlisle Construction Materials

Synthetic rubber wraps the new construction including the roof. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

Window locations were dictated by openings in the granite walls. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

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Carl Hansen & Søn: Chairs.

Abode: Sink, Fittings.

Zanussi: Cooktop.

Belling: Oven.

Chairs
Carl Hansen & Søn
Sink, Fittings
Abode
Cooktop
Zanussi
Oven
Belling
Chairs
Carl Hansen & Søn
Sink, Fittings
Abode
Cooktop
Zanussi
Oven
Belling

Hans Wegner designed the kitchen’s chairs. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

Powder-coated aluminum frames the custom windows and skylights. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

The original house fell into ruin after being abandoned in the 1950’s. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

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Anglepoise: Sconces.

Made: Pendant Fixtures.

Through John Lewis: Bed, Dresser.

Sconces
Anglepoise
Pendant Fixtures
Made
Sconces
Anglepoise
Pendant Fixtures
Made
Bed, Dresser
Through John Lewis

Sconces by George Carwardine flank the bed in the master bedroom. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

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Atelier La Juntana: Custom Tabletop Insert.

John Gibson & Sons: Custom Table Base.

ACR Heat Products: Stove.

Custom Tabletop Insert
Atelier La Juntana
Custom Table Base
John Gibson & Sons
Stove
ACR Heat Products

Birch plywood, CNC-cut to represent the site plan, was coated with epoxy resin and set into the top of the kitchen’s custom table. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

Built-in shelving is also birch plywood. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

The house sits on 4 acres. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

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Stove
ACR Heat Products

A cast-iron and steel wood-burning stove heats the sitting room. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

Floor plan of the Scottish weekend house.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

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