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Chute Lodge - Rear
Jun 2nd, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 3 Comments

Chute Lodge, Wiltshire

North Front Chute Lodge stands in Chute Forest, near Andover, Hampshire. It is a Grade I listed building. A house called Chute Lodge was standing in 1632 and was lived in by Sir John Collins M.P. (1624-1711) in...

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An 18th century entrance hall
Dec 4th, 2012 | | Aesthetics | History | No Comments

The Entrance Hall in the 18th Century

An entrance hall of the 1770s In 1715 the Scottish architect, Colen Campbell, launched his campaign for a return to the purity which he believed to have been the quality of the antique. In the preface to the first...

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Thomas Parsons - French Grey
Jun 4th, 2012 | | Colour Ranges | 3 Comments

French Grey

An example of French Grey from a 1930s colour range There is only so much information that can be obtained by studying the layers of paint in a room: a) the colours used (obviously); b) the pigments employed -...

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Fresh Peas - with thanks to Gerry the Cook
Dec 9th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | History | Comments Off

Pea Green

Fresh Peas - with thanks to Gerry the Cook Pea Green is a colour name that immediately conjures up an image, but on reflection is it the colour of fresh peas, frozen peas, tinned peas or (forgive the accent) mushy...

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Honington Hall
Jul 26th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Recent projects | Residences | No Comments

Honington Hall, Warwickshire

Honington Hall - East Front Honington Hall was built in about 1682 by Sir Henry Parker in place of an earlier house. In 1737 the estate passed to the Townsend family, who made considerable alterations. These...

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Patrick has been employed to advise on paint colours for the interior of Milton Hall
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Milton Hall, Cambridgeshire

Milton Hall, near Peterborough dates from 1594, being the historical home of the Fitzwilliam family. The Long Gallery in 1912 - Country Life I was employed to advise on the decoration of the house. My company...

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Patrick measured the stonework of the fa├žade and supplied a paint that matched it for the bell tower.
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Crosby Hall

Crosby Hall is a historic building in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. Part of the buildings architectural features are from the Great Hall, which is the only surviving part of the mansion of Crosby Hall, Bishopsgate...

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