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Boscobel House - Wikipedia
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Conservation | English Heritage | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Boscobel House, Shropshire

Boscobel House is a Grade II* listed building in the parish of Boscobel in Shropshire. It has been, at various times; a farmhouse, a hunting lodge, and a holiday home; but it is most famous for its role in the...

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61-69 Oakley Gardens
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Oakley Gardens, Chelsea

2-10 Oakley Gardens - on the south side of the centre In the mid-nineteenth century Oakley Crescent (later Oakley Gardens) was constructed to the west of Manor Street on the site of a former Dairy House that was...

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46 Berkeley Square
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

46 Berkeley Square

No. 46 formed part of the early phase of speculative house-building development that led to the creation of Berkeley Square. In 1737 William Berkeley, 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton and his son John entered into an...

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The Sorting Office Blue
Sep 29th, 2015 | | Colour Services | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

The Sorting Office

New Oxford Street Elevation The Sorting Office, 21-31 New Oxford Street, is a stand-alone part eight / part nine storey post-war building formerly used by the Post Office for sorting mail. It was built by the old...

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33 Lamb's Conduit Street
Aug 11th, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Lamb’s Conduit Street

33 Lamb's Conduit Street No. 33 Lamb’s Conduit Street lies within what was originally the Bedford Charity Estate, founded in 1564 by Sir William Harpur1 (1496-1574) for the benefit of Bedford School. It was then...

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Hope portrait by Henry Bone
Jul 25th, 2015 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 2 Comments

The Mausoleum to the Hope Family

Portrait of Thomas Hope in Turkish Costume by Henry Bone after the portrait of 1798 by William Beechey. Pera Museum Thomas Hope (1769–1831), was a merchant banker, author, philosopher and art collector of Dutch...

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Forest School
Jul 19th, 2015 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Forest School

Forest School is an independent school on the edge of Epping Forest, in Walthamstow, NE London. The school occupies a large campus around a terrace of Georgian houses with nineteenth century additions. Until the...

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Farleigh Wallop
Jul 19th, 2015 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Farleigh Wallop

East Front Farleigh Wallop is a small village and civil parish in Hampshire. An earlier Farleigh House was burnt down in the 1660s and not rebuilt till 1731 by Viscount Lymington. Some of the earlier structure was...

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Coronet Theatre
Jun 1st, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Coronet Theatre, Notting Hill Gate

The Coronet Theatre, in Notting Hill Gate, was built for the impresario Edward George Saunders to the designs of the theatre architect, W.G.R. Sprague. The builder was Walter Wallis of Balham and the cost...

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Aviary
Feb 1st, 2015 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 7 Comments

The Aviary, Dropmore Park

Barbara Jones. The Aviary, Dropmore, Buckinghamshire. Lithograph, 1971 Dropmore House is a large detached late eighteenth century mansion which stands in its own estate of 220 acres. It is located in the Thames...

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