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Patrick Baty has advised on the use of colour in this Georgian house
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Odsey House, Cambridgeshire

Odsey House, built in the early 18th century, is said to be the only surviving purpose built racing lodge in England, which partly accounts for its Grade I listing. The Doric portico I was employed to advise...

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Over the years Patrick Baty has carried out various jobs in 18th century houses in Mansfield Street
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Mansfield Street – various

Over the years I have carried out various jobs in eighteenth century houses in Mansfield Street. These have ranged from paint analysis to advice on colour and paint technical matters. Patrick advised on the...

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Patrick Baty was asked to advise on the appropriate paint colour to employ on this terrace of 18th century houses
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Bernard Street, Bloomsbury

I was asked to advise on the appropriate paint colour for this terrace of late 18th century houses in Bloomsbury. The client asked me to suggest a more appropriate colour for the doors and windows. This was the...

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Limewash is gradually being replaced by masonry paint in the Algarve. Patrick Baty has recorded its decline over the years
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Paint Technical | 3 Comments

Limewash versus Paint – An Urban View

Limewash: Yes! Softened by the sun, grappa and holiday spirit it seemed such a good idea to use limewash on returning from the Mediterranean. Limewash has several winning features but a universal coating it...

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Patrick Baty learnt that what you see is not necessarily what it seems.
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Cavendish Square, London

This was an early lesson on why one shouldn’t believe what one sees. When I saw the interior of this 18th century house in London's Cavendish Square I thought that most of the interiors were original. However,...

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Patrick Baty advised on the decoration of this Georgian building
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Fournier Street, Spitalfields

Over the years I have been employed on various projects in Fournier Street, Spitalfields. The old Market Café at No 5 is an example of a building that now displays paint colours of the 18th century. A number of...

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Artillery Lane
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 1 Comment

56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields

Nos. 56 and 58 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields were known until 1895 as Nos. 3 and 4 Raven Row. They may have been built by Samuel Jaggard in ca.1716-1720 as a pair to replace earlier seventeenth century buildings,...

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Ballyfin
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Ballyfin, Co Laois, Ireland

Ballyfin House was designed and built in the early 1800’s. In its present form, the main block was constructed between 1821 and 1826. It is built on the same site as an earlier building and at the heart of an...

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Archway House
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Private Houses | Recent projects | No Comments

Archway House, Clapham Common

The house is part of a terrace of early eighteenth century houses built by John Hutt, a carpenter, between 1714-20 on the north side of Clapham Common. Although they vary in width and detail the total effect is...

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David Garrick's Temple
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Monuments | No Comments

David Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare

The renowned actor-manager, David Garrick, built the Temple to celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, commissioning the sculptor Roubiliac to provide a life-size statue of his hero to be placed inside. The...

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