Forest School

Forest School

Forest School is an independent school on the edge of Epping Forest, in Walthamstow, NE London. The school occupies a large campus around a terrace of Georgian houses with...

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Pushkin House

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...

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SPAB Door - Thanks to Spitalfields Life

37 Spital Square

37 Spital Square - with thanks to Spitalfields Life Spital Square was laid out in the 1720s and 30s on the site of the earlier Spital Yard. That in turn stood on the site of...

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Drapers' Arms

Drapers’ Hall

The Arms of The Worshipful Company of Drapers - (Credit: Marie Lynskey) The Worshipful Company of Drapers is one of the 110 livery companies of the City of London and one of...

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Stowe House, North Hall ceiling

Stowe – North Hall

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) Stowe - North Hall 1921 A Brief History of the North Hall and its Decoration1 The conventional wisdom is that the North...

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Stowe - Blue Room c1870

Stowe – Blue Room

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The Blue Room in ca.1870 Brief history of the Blue Room and its decoration1 To the east of the Large Library is the...

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Stowe - State Dining Room - Frieze

Stowe – State Dining Room

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The State Dining Room 1921 Brief history of the State Dining Room and its decoration1 This room is 75 feet by 25 feet (23m...

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Stowe - Drawing Room - Joseph Nash watercolour

Stowe – State Drawing Room

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The State Drawing Room in 1921 Brief history of the State Drawing Room and its decoration1 From the rebuilding of 1774...

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Stowe - Queen's Temple - Front Elevation

Stowe – Queen’s Temple

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The Queen's Temple Brief history of the Queen's Temple and its decoration1 The Queen's Temple was originally designed...

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Stowe - Library Ceiling

Stowe – Large Library

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The Large Library in ca. 1894 Brief history of the Large Library and its decoration1 The Library is 75 feet (23 m) by 25...

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Stowe - Music Room - Grotesques & Arabesques

Stowe – Music Room

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The Music Room in 1905 Brief history of the Music Room and its decoration1 The room was built as a pair with the Temple...

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Woodrow High House

Woodrow High House, Buckinghamshire

The central block with later wings Woodrow High House (formerly Woodside House), near Amersham in Buckinghamshire, was built in the 17th century. During the English Civil...

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Bristol Beaufighter © 404 Squadron R.C.A.F.

Bristol Beaufighter

Bristol Beaufighter Mk X with rockets. This machine is NE255/EE-H of No. 404 Squadron RCAF, of RAF Coastal Command at RAF Davidstow Moor, 21 August 1944. The Bristol Type 156...

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Charleston Art & Antiques Forum

Charleston Art & Antiques Forum 2012

Billed as America's Premier Lecture Series, The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum for 2012 was held in the Old Courtroom at the Confederate Home and College at 23 Chalmers...

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Forty Hall - © Copyright Christine Matthews and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence

Forty Hall, Enfield

Forty Hall was built between 1629 and 1632 for Nicholas Rainton, a wealthy London haberdasher and Lord Mayor of London from 1632 to 1633. He was knighted in 1633 and in 1634...

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