Architecture and Renovation: Shepherds' huts are very nice, but not for sheepskates

A British countryside icon is enjoying a revival as a bespoke home away from home for the 21st-century gentry, writes Margaret O'Brien.

26th October, 2014
Shepherd huts recall the romantic ideal of pastoral England.

When it comes to portable architecture, shepherd huts are amongst the most nostalgic and romantic forms you can find. The aesthetic of a shepherd hut is as timeless and pastoral as a Constable landscape or an Elgar concerto.

They have enjoyed a huge revival in Britain in recent years and the good news is that reproduction shepherd huts crafted and sold from a shell to a stylish bespoke fit-out, are being made right here by...

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