Residences

Richmond Hill Terrace Exterior

The Terrace, Richmond Hill

This was another of those houses that I had been hoping to be involved with for many years and then fate struck twice. In the late 1990s I carried out an initial paint...

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18 St James's Square - Main Facade

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...

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Malmesbury House

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...

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North London House - Facade

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. ...

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Honington Hall

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...

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King's Observatory, Kew

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...

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Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Reynolds Stone

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...

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Patrick Baty sample the paint on a number of external surfaces at Worth Park

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...

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Barnbarroch Ruins

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...

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Edwinsford Exterior - Copyright RCAHMW Mark Baker Collection C437691

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...

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Carlton House - North Front

Carlton House

Carlton House was the town house of the Prince Regent for several decades from 1783 until it was demolished forty years later. It faced the south side of Pall Mall, and its...

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Tor Royal

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...

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Kiddington Hall - Exterior

Kiddington Hall, Oxfordshire

Kiddington Hall was built in 1673 by Sir Henry Browne, whose family lived there for generations. In 1740, Sir Henry's grandson hired Capability Brown to design the park and...

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St Martin's Lane - Ceiling

St Martin’s Lane

A wonderful surprise was had by the new owners of the oldest surviving house in St Martin's Lane, near London's Trafalgar Square. For when they began work on the panelled...

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15 St James's Square © Patrick Baty

Lichfield House, 15 St James’s Square

A house was built on the site by 1676. In April 1748 it was bought by Admiral Lord Anson from the Earl of Clarendon (who went on to purchase The Grove). In November 1751...

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