Category : Private Houses

18 St James's Square - Main Facade
Sep 26th, 2011 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

18 St James’s Square, London

King Street Facade - before History1 From 1727 to 1733 the newly built house on this site was occupied by Philip, Earl of Chesterfield, but Thomas Phillips retained the freehold until February 1733/4 when,...

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Malmesbury House
Jul 31st, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 5 Comments

Malmesbury House, Salisbury

Malmesbury House, is in the Close of Salisbury Cathedral, in Wiltshire. Once called Cole Abbey, or Copt Hall, it was built on the site of some small medieval houses to the North of St. Ann's Gate, and was a canonry...

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North London House - Facade
Jul 28th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

A North London House

By no means is all my work carried out in well-known or particularly important buildings. Some of the more interesting projects take place in houses of a much smaller scale. This was certainly the case here. The...

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Honington Hall
Jul 26th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Recent projects | Residences | No Comments

Honington Hall, Warwickshire

Honington Hall - East Front Honington Hall was built in about 1682 by Sir Henry Parker in place of an earlier house. In 1737 the estate passed to the Townsend family, who made considerable alterations. These...

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King's Observatory, Kew
Jul 13th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

King’s Observatory, Kew

The King’s Observatory was an astronomical and terrestrial magnetic observatory built for George III, a keen amateur astronomer. The architect was Sir William Chambers who also designed the Pagoda in nearby Kew...

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Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Reynolds Stone
May 24th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Old Rectory, Litton Cheney, Dorset

The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Reynolds Stone The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney, in Dorset, dates from the mid- eighteenth century, and has a few later additions and alterations. No longer a rectory, the house was...

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Patrick Baty sample the paint on a number of external surfaces at Worth Park
May 16th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | 3 Comments

Worth Park (Stables) – Sussex

Stable Tower The site of Worth Park, in Sussex, had been owned by the Warenne family since the Norman Conquest. It formed part of the Forest of Worth, stretching from Slaugham in the South to Worth in the North. In...

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Tor Royal
Apr 20th, 2011 | | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

Tor Royal, Dartmoor

Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt & Princetown Tor Royal was built in 1785-93 by and for Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt. He had been private secretary to the Prince of Wales until 1796, when he was elected to the House of Commons as...

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Edwinsford Exterior - Copyright RCAHMW Mark Baker Collection C437691
Apr 13th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 16 Comments

Edwinsford, Carmarthenshire

Edwinsford Exterior - From the National Monuments Record of Wales: © Mark Baker Those in the know might be puzzled as to why I have included what is clearly a ruin amongst the buildings that I have worked in. ...

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Barnbarroch Ruins
Apr 12th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

Barnbarroch, Wigtownshire

In the early hours of October 23rd 1941 a blaze began in one of the bedrooms of Barnbarroch House, Wigtownshire. Servants, woken by the noise, raised the alarm. Some jumped from windows, seriously injuring...

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