Category : Palaces

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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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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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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The Queen's House, Greenwich
Sep 27th, 2014 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | No Comments

The Queen’s House, Greenwich

The Queen's House is a former royal residence built between 1616–1619 in Greenwich, originally a few miles downriver from London, and now a district in the south east of the city. Its architect was Inigo Jones,...

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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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Hampton Court - Kings Staircase 1819 - WH Pyne
Sep 24th, 2013 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 4 Comments

The King’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The King's Staircase (Credit: Andy Marshall - Fotofacade) The balustrade to the King’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou. Tijou seems to have arrived in...

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Carlton House - North Front
Mar 17th, 2011 | | Palaces | Residences | 5 Comments

Carlton House

Carlton House was the town house of the Prince Regent for several decades from 1783 until it was demolished forty years later. It faced the south side of Pall Mall, and its gardens abutted St. James's Park in the...

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Blenheim Palace
Jan 14th, 2011 | | Palaces | 2 Comments

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace © Pete Seaward Photography Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire is the only palace in England outside those in either royal or episcopal use. ‘Palace’ is a coincidence pertaining to the...

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Kensington Palace Orangery
Jan 11th, 2011 | | Palaces | No Comments

Kensington Palace Orangery

The Orangery at Kensington Palace was designed for Queen Anne by Hawksmoor in 1704. The level of decoration of the interior, including carved detail by Grinling Gibbons, reflects its intended use, not just as a...

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Fulham Palace - Courtyard
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | Palaces | No Comments

Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace in Fulham, London, at one time the main residence of the Bishop of London, is of medieval origin. It was the country home of the Bishops of London from at least 11th century until 1975. I have...

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