Tag : 18th century

8 Bedford Row
Jan 4th, 2016 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

8 Bedford Row, Bloomsbury

Bedford Row, which lies between Red Lion Street and Gray's Inn, is a broad thoroughfare of the early eighteenth century. It does not derive its name, as might be imagined, from the Russell family, but from the town...

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16 Lord North Street
Nov 13th, 2015 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Lord North Street

Lord North Street is a short street of Georgian terraced housing running between Smith Square and Great Peter Street in Westminster. It forms part of an exceptionally well preserved enclave of early eighteenth...

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46 Berkeley Square
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

46 Berkeley Square

No. 46 formed part of the early phase of speculative house-building development that led to the creation of Berkeley Square. In 1737 William Berkeley, 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton and his son John entered into an...

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33 Lamb's Conduit Street
Aug 11th, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Lamb’s Conduit Street

33 Lamb's Conduit Street No. 33 Lamb’s Conduit Street lies within what was originally the Bedford Charity Estate, founded in 1564 by Sir William Harpur1 (1496-1574) for the benefit of Bedford School. It was then...

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Forest School
Jul 19th, 2015 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

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 nineteenth century additions. Until the...

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Farleigh Wallop
Jul 19th, 2015 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Farleigh Wallop

East Front Farleigh Wallop is a small village and civil parish in Hampshire. An earlier Farleigh House was burnt down in the 1660s and not rebuilt till 1731 by Viscount Lymington. Some of the earlier structure was...

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Pushkin House
Dec 30th, 2014 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | 1 Comment

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 who added the Palladian details to the...

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Queen's Staircase - Deb Crossman
Dec 28th, 2014 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 3 Comments

The Queen’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The Queen's Staircase The balustrade to the Queen’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou most probably in 1694-96. Tijou seems to have arrived in England...

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Duke's Bedchamber
Dec 9th, 2014 | | Conservation | Institutions | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Cumberland Suite, Hampton Court Palace

The Duke's Bedchamber The Cumberland Art Gallery is a new space that has been created at Hampton Court Palace for the display of a splendid selection of works of art from the Royal Collection. However, rather than...

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Richmond Green
Sep 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Richmond Green

The subject of this post is a Grade II Listed building within a rectangular block on the southwest corner of The Green, in Richmond, Surrey. The Green is described as one of the most beautiful urban greens...

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