The cob castle has been built by the king of cob himself builder kevin mccabe from ottery st mary. 2 95 man on a mission episode seven east devon.
We specialise in the high quality repair of historic buildings particularly those containing cob and increasingly over the last 25 years the construction of new cob buildings.
Kevin mccabe cob castle. You can stay in a cob castle in east devon that featured on grand designs. Kevin king of cob mccabe first appeared on grand designs with kevin mccloud pictured in 2013 armed only with a grand plan to build a soil and straw masterpiece from scratch in east devon. Channel 4 kevin king of cob mccabe and grand designs uk host kevin mccloud inside the finished cob castle.
Cob mccloud explains to viewers is basically a mix of sand clay water and earth aka mud. Five years later the display 23 best of of kevin mccabe cob castle photos kevin mccabe cob. The house was to be formed of two vast curved cob roundhouses connected by glazing and topped with undulating wild flower meadow roofs to mirror the surrounding countryside.
Devon craftsman kevin mccabe known as the king of cob is well versed in building techniques as old as. We are a small prestigious company established in east devon with over 35 years experience. Back in 2011 kevin mccabe didn t just want to build just a cob house he wanted to build a cob castle measuring an enormous 10 000 square feet.
The home believed to be the largest cob building on the planet was built a stone s throw. Kevin king of cob mccabe and grand designs uk host kevin mccloud inside the finished cob castle. 23 best of of kevin mccabe cob castle photos kevin mccabe cob castle kevin mccloud kevin king of cob mccabe first appeared on grand designs in 2013 armed most effective with a grand plan to build a soil and straw masterpiece with his naked fingers.
Kevin mccabe cob building specialist. Cob building specialist kevin mccabe has worked on numerous bespoke projects over the last 30 years both nationally and internationally. Back in april 2011 devon builder kevin mccabe embarked on a wildly ambitious project to create a 10 000sq ft family home from the all natural material cob a mixture of sand clay straw water.