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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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Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of the paint in the Painted Room.
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Conservation | Portfolio | No Comments

Spencer House

Spencer House was commissioned by John, 1st Earl Spencer in 1756. The architect he chose was John Vardy who had studied under William Kent. Vardy is responsible for the facades of the mansion that we see...

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Cafe Royal
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 3 Comments

Cafe Royal

The Grill Room - Restored The Cafe Royal was a restaurant and meeting place originally conceived and set up by Daniel Nicholas Thévenon, who was a French wine merchant. He had to flee France due to bankruptcy,...

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Kensington Palace
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Palaces | No Comments

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a Royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century. Queen...

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