Category : Private Houses

Richmond Green
Sep 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Richmond Green

The subject of this post is a Grade II Listed building within a rectangular block on the southwest corner of The Green, in Richmond, Surrey. The Green is described as one of the most beautiful urban greens...

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Raynham Hall
Aug 4th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Raynham Hall, Norfolk

Raynham Hall is one of the most splendid of the great houses of Norfolk. For nearly 400 years it has been the seat of the Townshend family. It is also reported to be haunted and has provided the scene for possibly...

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283 Kennington Road
May 18th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

285 Kennington Road

Kennington Road is a long straight road, approximately a mile in length, in the London Borough of Lambeth in London, running south from Westminster Bridge Road (at the junction with Baylis Road to the north-east) to...

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Swakeleys
May 5th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Swakeleys

Swakeleys House is a Grade I listed seventeenth century mansion in Ickenham, in the London Borough of Hillingdon. It was built in 1638 for the future Lord Mayor of London, Sir Edmund Wright. Swakeleys was...

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Lindsey House Chelsea 1850
Apr 8th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

95-96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

Lindsey House, Chelsea by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 1850 The house was built in 1674 by the third Earl of Lindsey on the riverside site of Saint Thomas More's garden and is thought to be the oldest house in Kensington...

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Crichel House
Mar 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Crichel House, Dorset

Crichel House is a country house in Dorset with magnificent interiors by James Wyatt. It belonged to the same family for 400 years passing through the female line from the Napiers to the Sturts (later Lords...

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Holly Mount, Hampstead
Jan 11th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Holly Mount, Hampstead

Many of my smaller projects involve giving advice on the decoration of eighteenth century houses, listed or otherwise. This latest was in a house on Holly Mount in Hampstead village. Possibly one of the smallest...

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16 John Street
Dec 13th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

John Street, Bloomsbury

John Street is in the south-east of London's Bloomsbury, running north from Theobald's Road to Guilford Street. Building started in 1754 and the upper west side had been developed by 1760 (nos 34–36 survive from...

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The Old Deanery
Dec 6th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

The Old Deanery, London

The Old Deanery - with thanks to Bradshaw's Hand Book The Old Deanery was built in 1672-73 as the residence of the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. William Sancroft became Dean in 1664 and was the first occupant. He...

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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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