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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the Laigh and High Halls

The House of the Binns, Linlithgow

The House of the Binns is situated on the western slopes of twin hills (in old Scots “binns”) three miles east of Linlithgow. The present house was built between 1612 and...

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Patrick has been consulted on the Governor’s Palace; Peyton Randolph House, St George Tucker House and the Wythe House

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

I have visited Colonial Williamsburg several times on conferences or to lecture. Whenever I am there my opinion is often sought on paint matters. To date I have looked at...

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Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of the paint in the Great Conservatory

Syon House

In the 18th century, Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, commissioned architect and interior designer Robert Adam and landscape designer Lancelot "Capability" Brown to...

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Patrick carried out the paint analysis on this 'Greek' Thomson house

Holmwood House, Glasgow

Holmwood House was built by Alexander Thomson in 1857-58 near the village of Cathcart, on the southern fringes of Glasgow. The client was James Couper who, with his brother...

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Patrick Baty has been employed on several occasions to advise on the treatment of external surfaces at Ham

Ham House

I have been employed on several occasions to advise on the treatment of external surfaces at Ham House. In the early 1990s I carried out trials with copperas washes on the...

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Patrick measuring the lower wall with a spectrophotometer

Temple Newsam House, near Leeds

Temple Newsam is a Jacobean house near Leeds. By the time Henry 7th Viscount Irwin (1691-1761) inherited the house on 26 May 1736, it had fallen into disrepair. Indeed,...

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Patrick was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the Tapestry Drawing Room and Large Library

Goodwood

The first Duke of Richmond (1672-1723) bought Goodwood as a hunting Lodge in 1697. Part of the Jacobean house survives in the form of the present Long Hall. It was the...

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Patrick Baty was asked to assist with the analysis of the paint on the walls of the Lansdowne House and Kirtlington Park Dining Rooms

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Robert Adam's Lansdowne House Dining Room I was asked to assist with the analysis of the paint on the walls of two rooms that had been removed from English houses in the 1930s...

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Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis on the interior and exterior

Broughton House, Kirkcudbright

Broughton House is a mid-eighteenth century house in the town of Kirkcudbright. From 1901 to 1933 the artist Edward Atkinson Hornel lived and worked there. He was one of the...

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Patrick Baty discovered that the blue colour found on the exterior joinery had been green

Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote Manor, near Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire was purchased, as a farm, in 1907 by Gertrude Winthrop, a widow. After serving in the First World War her son Major...

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Patrick Baty was asked to provide recommendations for paint type and colour for the interior and exterior of Valentine's Mansion

Valentines Mansion, Ilford

Valentines Mansion is situated in Valentines Park in the London Borough of Redbridge. Built in 1696 for Lady Tillotson, the widow of the Archbishop of Canterbury, it was a...

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Patrick Baty carried out spectrophotometric work on this National Trust house

Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy is a 17th century country house and estate near Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England, now owned by the National Trust. I was sent spectrophotometric data on the...

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Patrick Baty has helped the Regency Town House Museum for many years

Brunswick Square, Hove

Over the years I have been assisting the Regency Town House with matters concerning paint and colour. On a personal level I have also lent the curatorial team a collection of...

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Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis in the 1930s interiors of Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace is a large house in Eltham, South East London. It is currently owned by English Heritage and open to the public. It has been said that the Art Deco house is a...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned by the National Trust for Scotland to carry out an analysis of the paint on the external railings

Pollok House, Glasgow

Pollok House was built in 1752 and designed by William Adam. It was gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1966 by Dame Anne Maxwell Macdonald, whose family had owned the estate...

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