October, 2013

Aerial view of the Slubice Palace
Oct 26th, 2013 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Recent projects | Residences | No Comments

Slubice Palace, near Plock, Poland

Słubice Palace The Slubice Palace was built in 1789 for the mayor and chamberlain of Gostynin, Jozef Mikorski and his wife Krystyna (née Miaskowska) by the architect Hilary Szpilowski. It remained in the...

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Cumberland Market ca.1922
Oct 13th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

“Straws from Cumberland Market” (part two)

A brief history of London’s long lost Cumberland Market.1 Cumberland Market - early twentieth century Messrs. J. & A. Crew occupied the left hand of the two tall buildings (See Part One here) Throughout its...

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Cumberland Market ca.1922
Oct 13th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

“Straws from Cumberland Market” (part one)

A brief history of London's long lost Cumberland Market.1 Cumberland Market - early twentieth century Messrs. J. & A. Crew occupied the left hand of the two tall buildings "It is not near Piccadilly: it is a...

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29 Sackville Street - Soane Museum
Oct 11th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 2 Comments

29 Sackville Street, London W1

Ceiling of the front Drawing room / at John Parker Esqr house in Sackville Street / Mr Parker (in pencil) Sir John Soane Museum1 Background to the Street and House2 On 1st May 1730 William Pulteney3 signed...

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SPAB Door - Thanks to Spitalfields Life
Oct 8th, 2013 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

37 Spital Square

37 Spital Square - with thanks to Spitalfields Life Spital Square was laid out in the 1720s and 30s on the site of the earlier Spital Yard. That in turn stood on the site of the Augustinian Priory and Hospital (hence...

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Drapers' Arms
Oct 7th, 2013 | | Clubs and Societies | Exterior | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

Drapers’ Hall

The Arms of The Worshipful Company of Drapers - (Credit: Marie Lynskey) The Worshipful Company of Drapers is one of the 110 livery companies of the City of London and one of the historic Great Twelve Livery...

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Hyde Park Lodge
Oct 4th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | No Comments

Hyde Park Lodge

Hyde Park Lodge is a Grade II Listed building of 1825 by Decimus Burton. It is located at Hyde Park Corner, to the north west of Wellington Arch and west of the Decimus Burton Screen which marks the Hyde Park...

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London Road, Tunbridge Wells
Oct 2nd, 2013 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Tunbridge Wells

London Road, Tunbridge Wells (before) It is often a straightforward matter when it comes to providing general advice or steering clients towards appropriate paints and paint colours. Having dealt with many hundreds...

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