Category : Conservation

Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the analysis of the copperas wash on the exterior and the paint on the surfaces within the staircase hall
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust | No Comments

Basildon Park, Berkshire

Basildon Park was built by John Carr of York for Sir Francis Sykes between 1776 and 1783. It is a beautifully balanced building of warm Bath stone consisting of a main central block joined to individual pavilions by...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the entrance hall and stairs
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Georgian House, Edinburgh

No. 7 Charlotte Square (The Georgian House) is an 18th century town house in Edinburgh's New Town, designed by Robert Adam. The house is beautifully furnished, with collections of period china, furniture, art, and...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the external harling
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Hill House, Helensburgh

The Hill House in Helensburgh, Scotland was commissioned by Walter W. Blackie, the publisher, in 1902 as his family residence. Blackie had been introduced to the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh by the art...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the shop front
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Robert Smail’s Printing Works, Innerleithen

Robert Smail's Printing Works comprises a double shop frontage at No. 7 and No. 9 Innerleithen High Street, in the Borders. It was a printing works and stationers from 1847 - 1985. Today the buildings are...

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Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of the paint in the Painted Room.
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Conservation | Portfolio | No Comments

Spencer House

Spencer House was commissioned by John, 1st Earl Spencer in 1756. The architect he chose was John Vardy who had studied under William Kent. Vardy is responsible for the facades of the mansion that we see...

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Patrick Baty carried out paint analysis in this North Carolina plantation house
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Conservation | Museums | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Richard Bennehan House, Stagville

In 1787 Richard Bennehan opened a store at Stagville, near Durham, North Carolina. Somewhere between 1788 and 1790, he built a small, 24ft x 16ft house which later became the wing of a larger structure. A kitchen,...

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Patrick Baty worked on the early colours of the basketweave plaster
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust | Portfolio | No Comments

Belton House, Boathouse

The restored boathouse I was commissioned to examine some samples of paint from the external basketweave pattern plaster as part of the recent restoration programme. The basket weave patterned plaster The...

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Patrick Baty matched paint colours inside the house and worked on the Memorial Arch designed by Sir Hugh Casson
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust | Portfolio | No Comments

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey, Surrey, was once lived in by the poet and playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan (whose London house I have also worked on - see Hertford Street). In 1906 it was purchased by Mrs Ronald Greville, a...

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Patrick Baty has carried out various colour projects at Wilton House
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Wilton House

Wilton House is the seat of the Earl of Pembroke, in Wilton near Salisbury, Wiltshire. I carried out colour work here - including matching the stippled red on the Little Smoking Room Walls (see below) - and a...

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Patrick Baty carried out spectrophotometric work at Stourhead
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Conservation | National Trust | Portfolio | Comments Off

Stourhead

The Stourton family, the Barons of Stourton, had lived in the Stourhead estate for 700 years when they sold it to Henry Hoare I, son of wealthy banker Sir Richard Hoare in 1717. The original manor house was...

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