The repairs to the front and side of the house are progressing well. The dangerous chimney has been taken down and will be re-built by early next week. The decision on the planning application Stage 5 is expected by the 6.11.2013 (see Planning Application > Stage 5 for details). Unbelievably, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust is recommending refusal! As drains cannot be installed until this application is approved, that means another year with no drains. Do these people want the rear of the building to collapse ??