Tag : George II

Duke's Bedchamber
Dec 9th, 2014 | | Conservation | Institutions | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Cumberland Suite, Hampton Court Palace

The Duke's Bedchamber The Cumberland Art Gallery is a new space that has been created at Hampton Court Palace for the display of a splendid selection of works of art from the Royal Collection. However, rather than...

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Richmond Green
Sep 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Richmond Green

The subject of this post is a Grade II Listed building within a rectangular block on the southwest corner of The Green, in Richmond, Surrey. The Green is described as one of the most beautiful urban greens...

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No 1 Maid's of Honour Row
Jan 26th, 2011 | | Private Houses | 7 Comments

Maids of Honour Row, Richmond

Maids of Honour Row is ‘an excellent, entirely uniform, terrace’ of four three story houses each five windows wide with a parapet hiding the roof. They have distinctive pink “rubbed” brick dressings to the...

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Patrick measuring the lower wall with a spectrophotometer
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

Temple Newsam House, near Leeds

Temple Newsam is a Jacobean house near Leeds. By the time Henry 7th Viscount Irwin (1691-1761) inherited the house on 26 May 1736, it had fallen into disrepair. Indeed, the Inventory of 1702 describes the sole...

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Patrick assisted The Temple Trust with the refurbishment of this garden temple
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | 4 Comments

Princess Amelia’s Temple, Gunnersbury Park

The temple at Gunnersbury Park was built for Princess Amelia, favourite daughter of George II, when she lived at Gunnersbury. The present 19th century house was once owned by the Rothschild family who sold it to...

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