Tag : 20th century

Patrick Baty has been employed to advise on the 1930s paint colours
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 2 Comments

Regent Palace Hotel

Regent Palace Hotel The Regent Palace Hotel was opened on May 16, 1915. At that time, it was the largest hotel in Europe with 1028 bedrooms. By the 1930s it was starting to look a bit old-fashioned and it was...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the external harling
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Hill House, Helensburgh

The Hill House in Helensburgh, Scotland was commissioned by Walter W. Blackie, the publisher, in 1902 as his family residence. Blackie had been introduced to the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh by the art...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the ceiling of the concert hall
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | No Comments

Barber Institute

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is housed in one of Birmingham's finest Art Deco buildings, purpose built and opened by Queen Mary in 1939. The Barber Institute was designed by Robert Atkinson (1883-1952), one...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the surfaces looking for evidence of either paint or gilding
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Hartlepool War Memorial

The memorial was designed by Philip B. Bennison in 1921 for the civilians and servicemen killed in World War One. It has a raked, stepped plinth to a square, coursed, rockfaced pedestal with ashlar quoins at the...

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Patrick Baty was asked to give advice on the use of paint colour in this 17th century manor house
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Burford Priory

Burford Priory stands on the site of a 13th century Augustinian hospital. In the 1580s an Elizabethan house was built incorporating remnants of the priory hospital. In the 17th century it was remodelled in Jacobean...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the ceiling of the dome
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Monuments | Portfolio | No Comments

Air Forces Memorial, Runnymede

The Air Forces Memorial, or Runnymede Memorial, near Egham, Surrey, England is a memorial dedicated to some 20,456 men and women from the British Empire who were lost in operations from World War II. The memorial...

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Patrick Baty has carried out an analysis of the paint on the exteriors of many of the buildings on this site in order to learn about its wartime appearance
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

RAF Bicester

RAF Bicester was established in 1918. From 1918-1920 it was a three squadron training depot. It was closed from March 1920-January 1928 before becoming a one squadron bomber station. From 1939 until 1944 it...

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Patrick Baty provided advice on the redecoration of the interior
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

Lansdowne Club

The Lansdowne Club was established in 1935. It is located at 9 Fitzmaurice Place, near Berkeley Square, in London. The present building forms part of the original Lansdowne House which was partly demolished when a...

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Patrick Baty carried out colour trials on the exterior of this building
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Compton Bassett House, Wiltshire

In 1659 Compton Bassett House was a U-shaped building which was open to the south-east. Its main range, lying north-east and south-west, had a hall at its north-east end and, south-west of the hall, a screens...

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Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of the paint on these gates
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Marlborough Gate, St James’s Park, London

I was commissioned to carry out an analysis of the paint on the gates leading on to The Mall. View Larger...

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