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The Tower of London

The Tower of London

Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. It...

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V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum

I have carried out a number of projects in the museum; several have involved paint analysis, including: 1) The Paul Pindar House The object in the Victoria and...

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Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection was established in 1897 from the private collection created by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford (1800–1870). He left it and the house...

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Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park, also known as Station X, is an estate located in the town of Bletchley, in Buckinghamshire. During World War II, Bletchley Park was the site of the United...

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Ashmolean

The Ashmolean, Oxford

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, was the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities Elias Ashmole gave...

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Somerset House

Somerset House

The central block of the Neoclassical building Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers and dates from 1776–96. It was extended by classical Victorian wings to...

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Thorpe Hall

Thorpe Hall, Cambridgeshire

Thorpe Hall at Longthorpe near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire is a Grade I listed building, built by Peter Mills between 1653 and 1656, for the Lord Chief Justice, Oliver St...

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Royal Hospital, Chelsea

Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The first stone of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, was laid by Charles II in 1682. The idea of a home for veteran soldiers was inspired by the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. 476...

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Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Royal Naval College, Greenwich

The Former Royal Naval College, Greenwich is one of my longest-standing clients. I have worked there since the days when it was occupied by the Royal Navy. Most of the site...

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Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

The National Trust for Scotland – Former Headquarters

Numbers 26-31 Charlotte Square, in Edinburgh, and the mews buildings behind were designed by Robert Adam in 1792 and built between 1805-1820. In 1996 Simpson & Brown was...

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Royal Mausoleum

The Royal Mausoleum

Queen Victoria's love for her husband Prince Albert is well known and when he died on 14th December 1861, of typhoid, she was devastated. Within four days she had ordered the...

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British Museum

The British Museum

The British Museum.  I assisted Richard Ireland with his work on the restoration of the ceiling of the Entrance Hall and the old Reading Room. Papers and Paints also...

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BBC Broadcasting House

BBC Broadcasting House

By 1926 the BBC was fast outgrowing its accommodation at Savoy Hill in the Strand. Their recently appointed civil engineer, Mr. M.T. Tudsbery, was asked to search for a...

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The Bank of England

Bank of England

I advised on appropriate colours for several of the areas of the The Bank of England that were designed by Sir Herbert Baker in the manner of the Bank's earlier architect...

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The London Oratory

The London Oratory

Brompton Oratory (more properly The London Oratory) is one of my favourite London churches. I have done much here over the years and Papers and Paints has produced...

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