Barn Conversions & Listed Building Restoration & Repair

With over 25 years experience, Penquite Construction are the builders in Liskeard, Cornwall for barn conversions, converted barn refurbishments and are expert builders in all aspects of modern and listed building renovations and repairs.

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Barn Conversion Specialists

We are builders who specialise in barn conversions and rural property refurbishment, helping you to turn a disused farm building into a beautiful modern living space.

With over 25 years experience converting barns in Cornwall, we take your barn project through from start to finish, working with architects, planners and local building authorities to breathe life back into your new home.

Using traditional methods and materials to complement the natural beauty of an old Cornish barn building, we repair walls and build roofs and footings to rigorous modern building regulations. We build in all the services and internal structure you need to transform an old barn into a wonderful contemporary residence.

If you have a potential barn conversion in Cornwall please give us a call.

Barn Conversion in Cornwall
Barn Conversion in The Tamar Valley, Cornwall

This is a stunning "barn converted to house" and Grade II listed building. The barn conversion required at lot of work but retained original features.

Dairy Barn Conversion in Bodmin
Dairy Barn Conversion in Bodmin, Cornwall

Dairy Barn conversion with high build specification. Bespoke English oak staircase. Custom built kitchen with oak work surfaces. Handmade oak doors and ironmongery.

Stable Conversion near Landrake
Stable Barn Conversion near Landrake, Cornwall

We built this quirky stable conversion near Landrake complete with a new slate roof and roof windows. The build is ideal for holiday lettings.

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Listed Buildings & Period Properties

Penquite Construction are traditional builders with an eye for detail and experience to navigate safely through the important building and planning regulations for working on Grade II Listed buildings & period properties.

Listed buildings are tricky projects to work on. Strict planning and building regulations cover all aspects of work on these buildings, whether simple repair work, or refurbishment and improvements to layout and services. We are experienced builders and have worked on dozens of listed properties makes Penquite Construction the perfect choice to care for your home.

We do all of our listed building work using traditional techniques and materials to ensure that the final product is sympathetic to the essence of the original building. 

Our listed buildings have often been homes for hundreds of years, and we aim to ensure that they will remain a wonderful place to live for many years to come. If you have a listed building project in Cornwall, give us a call.

Joinery Workshop

We have a large joinery workshop in Liskeard, Cornwall and a group of dedicated joiners ready to start your next project.

We can support large and small joinery projects in Cornwall from new roof installations to Georgian windows. Having a workshop enables us to have the specialist tools to hand that are not always possible on site. We can create all kinds of bespoke furniture, doors, panelling or staircases. They are all constructed in our Joinery Workshop prior to installation.

If you need a joiner or carpenter with a fully equipped workshop in Liskeard, Cornwall we are the builders to contact.


Lime Plastering and Rendering

Lime Plastering and Rendering

Lime plaster has been used on buildings for hundreds of years. Lime has a porosity that allows the structure to breathe and reduce moisture build up.

Lime Pointing

Lime Pointing

Lime pointing is a traditional skill required to maintain and repair mass-masonry walls where moisture entering the walls structure cannot dissipate.



We can create and repair cornices using moldings or traditional methods. We can replace intricate moldings and repair water damaged cornices and ceiling roses.

Stone Masonry

Stone Masonry

Stone Masonry skills are important to Penquite. We have a team of skillful builders and experienced stone masons ready for your next project.

Carpentry and Joinery

Carpentry and Joinery

We are expert carpenters and joiners with a wealth of experience creating beautiful wooden structures including, doors, window frame, staircases and bespoke furniture.

Lead Roofing

Lead Roofing

Lead is resistant to corrosion, flexible and waterproof so it is perfect for roofs. We are lead roofing builders for Grade II Listed Buildings in and around Liskeard, Cornwall.

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Why choose us?

  • Whichever building service you choose from Penquite Construction, please be assured that we are fully trained builders and we respect the environment we work within.
  • All domestic building work is undertaken, no job is too big or small.
  • We offer Free Quotes and advice to all our customers.
  • We have builders public liability insurance of £5,000,000, ensuring our customers peace of mind when using our services.
  • All our building work is fully guaranteed.
  • We are all fully qualified builders, and only employ qualified staff.