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Faith House Holton Lee

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Tony Fretton
 
location Holton Heath
function exposition space, health care, meeting room
contributed by MI_MOA

Holton Lee is a charitable trust which supports disabled people in a holistic way, enabling them to develop in the areas of personal growth through the arts, the environment and non-denominational spirituality. Faith House accommodates the spiritual curriculae of Holton Lee’s programme, providing a quiet room for individual contemplation and a larger space for religious assembly, meetings, display of art and possibly rehearsals. The building is an elegant flat roofed timber–framed structure, which sits at the top of a raised path, resembling a miniature Greek temple. Views of the surrounding countryside are afforded by full-length windows, opening the interior spaces to the trees and the sky beyond. The setting is enhanced by circle of cut trees, installed from floor to ceiling in the centre of the quiet room, creating a contemplative environment in which nature and art can be admired and studied (text from architects' website).

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22-Feb-19
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Faith House Holton Lee
Address
Holton Lee Estate (Off A351)
United Kingdom
http://www.holtonlee.co.uk/
Project is public!
Opening hours Faith House is open Monday - Sunday: 09.00 - 17.00.
How to get there? From London: M3 onto M27 becomes A31 by-pass (Ringwood). Take A350 South to A35. Turn right onto A35, follow signs for Dorchester. At Baker’s Arms roundabout turn left onto A351 signed Wareham. Turn left just after Romany Trading Estate in Holton Lee’s private road. From Poole: A35 towards Dorchester, turn left at Baker’s Arms roundabout onto A351 signed Wareham. Rest like above. From Dorchester: A35 towards Poole, turn right at Baker’s Arms roundabout on A351 signed Wareham. Rest like above.
Completion 4- 2002
ArchitectTony Fretton
Client Holton Lee Centre
 
Project ID 751
Latitude/Longitude 50°43'16N 02°03'23W
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