December, 2010

Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out an analysis of the paint on the exterior and interior of the chapel
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

Hermon Chapel, Oswestry

The Hermon Welsh Independent Chapel was designed by the Revd. Thomas Thomas and built in 1862-63. In style it has a classical, three bay Tuscan pilastered facade under overall pediment. I was...

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Patrick was employed to carry out the paint analysis of the external windows and doors
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

The Staff College, Camberley

The Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, was a staff college for the British Army. I was employed to carry out the paint analysis of the external windows and doors. View Larger...

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Patrick Baty was asked to visit the house and give advice on the redecoration of this small Regency house in North London
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Montrose House, Hampstead

I was asked to visit the client and give advice on the redecoration of this small Regency house in Hampstead, North London. View Larger...

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Patrick Baty has measured the colours in the house to allow for their reproduction
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Apsley House

Apsley House is a museum and art gallery on the south-east corner of Hyde Park. It was originally built by Robert Adam between 1771 and 1778 for Lord Apsley. In 1807 it was bought by Richard Wellesley, 1st...

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Patrick assisted The Temple Trust with the refurbishment of this garden temple
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | 4 Comments

Princess Amelia’s Temple, Gunnersbury Park

The temple at Gunnersbury Park was built for Princess Amelia, favourite daughter of George II, when she lived at Gunnersbury. The present 19th century house was once owned by the Rothschild family who sold it to...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out an investigation of the decorative schemes applied in various rooms
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Monkenholt, Hadley Green

The house apparently dates from 1767. During the 1920s it was the childhood home of Dame Cicely Saunders (née Strode), the founder of the hospice movement. After the Second World War William Booth of the Gin...

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Patrick Baty has carried out various paint and colour tasks in The Sir John Soane's Museum
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

The Sir John Soane’s Museum

The architect Sir John Soane’s house, museum and library at No. 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields has been a public museum since the early 19th century. Soane demolished and rebuilt three houses in succession on the north...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the railing around the church
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

St John the Baptist, Hoxton

By 1801, the population of the whole of Shoreditch (of which Hoxton was a part) had grown to 34,766, doubled to 68,564 by 1831 and in 1861 was 129,364. As the population grew the parish of Shoreditch was divided...

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Limewash is gradually being replaced by masonry paint in the Algarve. Patrick Baty has recorded its decline over the years
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Paint Technical | 3 Comments

Limewash versus Paint – An Urban View

Limewash: Yes! Softened by the sun, grappa and holiday spirit it seemed such a good idea to use limewash on returning from the Mediterranean. Limewash has several winning features but a universal coating it...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out an analysis of the paint in order to ensure that the correct colours were used in the repainting
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Civil Service Rifles’ War Memorial

The early history of the regiment was a complex one. The 21st Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps were formed in 1861. They became the 12th in 1880. The 50th Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps was raised in 1875. ...

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