Church House Designs

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CHURCH HOUSE DESIGNS is situated in the peaceful Somerset village of Congresbury.
It was established by Lorraine Coles in 1986, and has the reputation for high quality, collectable work, with particular emphasis on ceramics, glassware, jewellery and textiles.


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Having forged solid relationships with some of the most talented artists and designers around Britain, Lorraine sources original arts and crafts directly from artists’ studios and specialist dealers, giving access to an inspiring selection of work in many different medias.

Church House Designs prides itself on being a relaxed and welcoming environment in which to enjoy and buy quality works of art, jewellery or gifts. Whether you are looking to buy or just browse, we aim to promote as high a quality as possible to the discerning customer.There is also a personal service to help you make the right choice.

The gallery has been selected for quality by the Crafts Council and is a member of the Independent Craft Galleries Associaition.


"Design innovations high standards all round excellent work"

"A joy for the heart a feast for the senses"

"Just can't resist this shop whenever I visit from Scotland"

"Such good taste.Lovely to see crafts of such quality"

"An Oasis"