Author Archives: Patrick

Dockyard Terrace
Jan 31st, 2015 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Dockyard Terrace, Sheerness

Sheerness is a small town and port located on the north-west corner of the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent. It began as a fort strategically positioned at the meeting of the River Medway and the Thames...

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New Lanark - Aerial Photograph
Jan 11th, 2015 | | Conservation | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 3 Comments

New Lanark

New Lanark (Rosedale Street is off to the left) New Lanark is a village on the River Clyde, approximately 2.2 km from Lanark, in Lanarkshire, and some 40 km southeast of Glasgow, Scotland. It was founded in 1786 by...

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Bowyer Tower
Jan 2nd, 2015 | | Conservation | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

Bowyer Tower, Tower of London

The Bowyer Tower - credit English Monarchs The original Bowyer Tower was part of Henry III’s curtain wall around the Tower of London. The tower, which was built in 1238-41, is located midway on the north face of...

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Fountain Court - East Range
Jan 1st, 2015 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Fountain Court, Hampton Court Palace

Fountain Court - East Range Fountain Court is one of the most homogenous spaces at Hampton Court Palace, with little alteration or reconstruction since its creation by Sir Christopher Wren between 1689-94. The ranges...

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Pushkin House
Dec 30th, 2014 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Pushkin House, London

Pushkin House 5 Bloomsbury Square was built ca.1703 as part of the estate of the 4th Earl of Southampton. It was altered substantially by the architect Henry Flitcroft in 1744 who added the Palladian details to the...

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Main Gates
Dec 30th, 2014 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge

Main Gates Mary Stevens Park is a public park located to the south of Stourbridge, in the Borough of Dudley. It is approximately 13.65 hectares in area and contains a number of architectural features, including the...

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Queen's Staircase - Deb Crossman
Dec 28th, 2014 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 3 Comments

The Queen’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The Queen's Staircase The balustrade to the Queen’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou most probably in 1694-96. Tijou seems to have arrived in England...

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Duke's Bedchamber
Dec 9th, 2014 | | Conservation | Institutions | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Cumberland Suite, Hampton Court Palace

The Duke's Bedchamber The Cumberland Art Gallery is a new space that has been created at Hampton Court Palace for the display of a splendid selection of works of art from the Royal Collection. However, rather than...

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Epsom War Memorial
Nov 29th, 2014 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | No Comments

Epsom War Memorial

Epsom War Memorial - credit War Memorials Online The Epsom War Memorial is located at the junction of Ashley Road and Treadwell Road, in Epsom, Surrey. It is an eighteen feet tall Cornish granite Celtic Cross on a...

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The Queen's House
Nov 29th, 2014 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | No Comments

Queen’s House, Tower of London

The White Tower of the Tower of London viewed from the River Thames The building of the Tower of London was begun shortly after the Norman Conquest by Duke William II of Normandy, later William the Conqueror, whose...

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