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George Clarke helps rescue neglected architectural treasures across Britain

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George Clarke helps rescue neglected architectural treasures across Britain

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    Tudor Revival School, Essex

    Jim and Bee Goody have taken a heart-stopping gamble with their project to turn a derelict Tudor revival school in Essex into their dream home in the country

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    Shropshire Farmhouse

    George meets Russell Edwards and Nadia Smith, who have put everything into turning a derelict farmhouse in the Shropshire countryside into a family home

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    Water Mill

    George returns to Thrum Mill to meet Dave and Margaret Heldey who have battled through flooding and serious illness to restore one of Northumberland's most stunning but abandoned water mills

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    Telford Church Revisit

    George Clarke revisits Keith and Sheena McIntyre. They fought through terrible conditions to restore a church on the remote island of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides.

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    Cow Barn

    Marco and Kath Walker take over a pair of Grade II listed 17th and 18th century cow barns from their local farmer in Wellington, Herefordshire

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    RAF Bunker

    Furniture maker Jamie Brown has big ideas about turning a colossal and historic 15,000 square foot RAF bunker from World War II into his new home

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    Welsh School

    Recession-hit builders Ian and Jayne Hall Edwards face a massive battle converting a huge derelict Victorian school in a Welsh village in Carmarthenshire into both a place of business and a home

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    Fisherman's Church

    Architect Neil Worrell and his partner Jackie Robinson take on a restoration of a forgotten church in the fishing town of Brixham, Devon, that pushes them to their limits

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    Flint Mill

    Alan Appleby and his wife Dora are restoration experts, but they've never taken on a project this ambitious. They've saved a flint mill in Stone, Staffordshire that's on the verge of falling down.

  • Pumping Station

    George Clarke returns, offering assistance to Alison and Matthew Grey, whose redevelopment of a pumping station is threatened by spiralling costs

  • Pig Barn

    David and Judith Ward take up the challenge of restoring a dilapidated pig barn across the road from their daughter's farmhouse in order to be nearer to their grandchildren

  • Thrum

    Dave and Margaret Hedley are restoring an old watermill in the North East. But with floods and Margaret's life-threatening illness to contend with, will they ever call this watermill home?

  • Longhurst Lodge, Surrey

    It was love at first sight when theatre producer Vanessa and partner Nik saw Longhurst Lodge, a Victorian gate lodge on a country estate in Surrey. George Clarke is on hand for advice and support.

  • Berneray Church, Outer Hebrides

    In the Outer Hebrides, Keith and Sheena are converting a church into a holiday home and artist's studio that makes the most of the rugged landscape. But can they keep the neighbours onside?

  • Oast House

    George meets James and Lois Denning, who are converting a stunning abandoned oast house on an historic estate which has been in James' family for the last 234 years

  • Gothic Church, Pennines revisit

    Architect George Clarke revisits a couple whose dream of restoring a Victorian Gothic church at the foot of the Pennines was beset by bad weather and budget problems. How have they got on?

  • Ice House, Scotland revisit

    Architect George Clarke returns to a remote 19th century Scottish Ice House after two years to catch up with owner Laird Henderson

  • Bathlodge, Ormskirk revisit

    Architect George Clarke revisits a couple whose dream of restoring a Victorian Gothic church at the foot of the Pennines was beset by bad weather and budget problems. How have they got on?

  • Chapel, Pembrokeshire revisit

    George revisits Gareth and his family in their restored Victorian Welsh chapel. Is church living all it's cracked up to be?

  • Water Tower, Settle

    Mark Rand and his wife Pat's dreams of converting a water tower on the Settle-Carlisle railway line faces a battle with the planners which threatens to de-rail the whole project.

  • Medieval Hall, Vale of Glamorgan revisit

    George Clarke revisits Simon Hooper and his partner Victoria in Cardiff to catch up on their dream of converting a Grade I listed medieval hall into a unique home.

  • Towers revisit

    George revisits two stubborn romantics with their dreams of converting derelict military towers into unique homes, one in Kent, and the other in Scotland.

  • Engine House, Oxfordshire

    George Clarke meets Tim and Emma Verdon, who want to convert an old Victorian brickworks in the heart of rural Oxfordshire into a home. But the house currently doesn't even have a roof.

  • Water Tower, Congleton, Cheshire

    George meets architect Andy and girlfriend Ana, who are trying to restore a listed water tower in Congleton, Cheshire into an uber-modern 21st century home. But at what personal cost?

  • Church, Eden Valley

    Scientist Phil Evans and his wife Joanne take a huge financial gamble and buy a Grade II-listed, gothic revival, rural parish church in the Eden Valley, aiming to turn it into a dream home.

  • Reeds Windmill, Kent

    George Clarke returns for a second series with a wide range of families and brand new restoration projects, starting with Pete and Nikki and a derelict windmill in Kent.

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    Medieval Hall and Mansion

    George Clarke advises a couple who dream of converting a Grade I listed medieval hall into a unique home, and meets another pair who have fallen in love with a neglected 70-room mansion.

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    Ice House

    George Clarke follows Laird Henderson's bid to turn his remote Scottish 19th-century ice house into an idyllic 21st-century glass hideaway.

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    Coach House

    Lisa and Darren Walker dream of converting a coach house in East Sussex into a unique home. But it soon becomes clear that the restoration won't be as straightforward as they had hoped.

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    Gate Lodge

    Former heavyweight boxer Scott Welch hopes to transform Thorington Gate Lodge in Suffolk into a 21st-century home. Can George Clarke help his dream come true?

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    Field House

    Childhood sweethearts Chris and Sue have a dream of uniting their two families in a converted field house. But, as the stresses mount, could their fairytale story have an unhappy ending?

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    Towers

    George Clarke advises artist Sarah in Kent, and ex-army man Barrie in Scotland, both of whom own derelict military towers and dream of converting them into unique homes.

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    Windmill

    George Clarke meets Clive and Jane, who dream of retiring and making their new home in a derelict windmill in Anglesey. But the build suddenly comes to a halt as personal tragedy strikes.

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    Church

    In Pembrokeshire, George Clarke meets Gareth Williams, who, despite no previous building experience, plans to convert a disused church; all by himself and on a shoestring budget.

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    Bath Lodge

    George Clarke, in his quest to help owners breathe new life into neglected buildings, meets builder Mark Horton, who is trying to turn an 18th-century folly, Bath Lodge, into a luxury home.

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George Clarke helps rescue neglected architectural treasures across Britain

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Ice House, Scotland revisit

Architect George Clarke returns to a remote 19th century Scottish Ice House after two years to catch up with owner Laird Henderson

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