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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the interior on this Hawksmoor church in London
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

St George’s, Bloomsbury

St George's Bloomsbury is the sixth and final London church designed by the leading architect of the English Baroque, Nicholas Hawksmoor. It was one of the "Fifty New Churches" for London proposed by Queen Anne's...

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Patrick Baty was asked to give advice on appropriate colours and type of paint for the redecoration of the interior of the church
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

St Peter’s Church, Petersham

There seems to have been a church on this site since Saxon times as the 1086 Domesday Survey entry for Petersham suggests that the church there then had been restored. In 1266 a Norman church was built, of which...

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St Peter's, Hammersmith
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

St Peter’s, Hammersmith

St Peter’s is a Commisioners' church that was built in the village of Hammersmith in 1829. The architect was Edward Lapidge, who was the eldest son of Samuel, an assistant to Lancelot (Capability) Brown during...

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The London Oratory
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

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 specially-mixed paint for the redecoration. The...

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St Michael and All Angels, Thornton
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Michael and All Angels, Thornton

A church is believed to have existed on this site in 1219. The core of the existing church of St Michael and All Angels dates from the first half of the fourteenth century. The medieval church consisted of the...

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St Yegiche's
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Yeghiche’s Armenian Church

I was asked to provide advice on colour and technical matters when this church was refurbished for the Armenian community. It is located in Cranley Gardens, Kensington, London and was originally built as St....

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St Paul's
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral was built in the 17th century and designed by Sir Christopher Wren.  While working on the Tijou Screen at Hampton Court Palace I was asked to carry out a paint analysis of the wrought-iron gates...

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Dirty cherub at Christ Church, Spitalfields
Nov 16th, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

Christ Church, Spitalfields

Nicholas Hawksmoor’s famous baroque church had fallen into terrible disrepair and came within a whisker of demolition.  The Friends of Christ Church was formed in 1976, but it was 20 years before a Lottery grant...

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Cherub & Nest
Oct 18th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

Dirty Cherub at Christ Church, Spitalfields

A very dirty cherub, soon restored to his former self. See Christ Church, Spitalfields for...

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