Tag : 19th century

18 St James's Square - Main Facade
Sep 26th, 2011 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

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 until February 1733/4 when,...

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North London House - Facade
Jul 28th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

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. This was certainly the case here. The...

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Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Reynolds Stone
May 24th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

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 alterations. No longer a rectory, the house was...

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Patrick Baty sample the paint on a number of external surfaces at Worth Park
May 16th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | 3 Comments

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 in the South to Worth in the North. In...

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Tor Royal
Apr 20th, 2011 | | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

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 elected to the House of Commons as...

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Edwinsford Exterior - Copyright RCAHMW Mark Baker Collection C437691
Apr 13th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 18 Comments

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 buildings that I have worked in. ...

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Barnbarroch Ruins
Apr 12th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

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 from windows, seriously injuring...

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Kelmscott House
Mar 26th, 2011 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

Kelmscott House

"'If a chap can't compose an epic poem while he's weaving tapestry he might as well shut up" Kelmscott House was the London home of William Morris from April 1879 to his death in October 1896. Originally called...

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Kiddington Hall - Exterior
Mar 13th, 2011 | | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

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 gardens and carve out a lake from the...

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Raby Castle Octagon Room
Jan 28th, 2011 | | Conservation | Private Houses | No Comments

Raby Castle

Raby Castle is situated near Staindrop in County Durham and is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. The Grade I listed building has opulent eighteenth and nineteenth century interiors inside a largely...

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