Tag : Georgian

Gwydr House
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Government | No Comments

Gwydyr House

The house was situated next to the old Chapel Royal at Whitehall Palace, and was so called after the son of Sir Peter Burrell, the first owner, who became the first Lord Gwydyr in the year 1796. In 1770 Sir Peter...

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10 Downing Street
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Government | 4 Comments

10 Downing Street

10 Downing Street in London is the official residence and office of the British Prime Minister. Number 10 was originally three houses. In 1732 King George II offered them to Sir Robert Walpole, who accepted...

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Uppark
Nov 25th, 2010 | | National Trust | 1 Comment

Uppark

Uppark is a 17th-century house in South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex, and a National Trust property. It was built for the first Lord Tankerville c.1690 and subsequently sold to Sir Matthew and Lady Sarah...

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Patrick Baty advised on the Estate colour for Dumfries House
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Dumfries House, Ayrshire

Dumfries House is a Palladian country house in Ayrshire, Scotland. It is located within a large estate, around 3 km west of Cumnock. It was built in the 1750s by John Adam and Robert Adam for William Dalrymple, 5th...

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Greenbank
Nov 25th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Greenbank, Glasgow

Greenbank - Front Greenbank House stands in Clarkston, on the outskirts of Glasgow. It was built by Robert Allason between 1764 and 1765.  Allason was a local man who had begun life as a baker, before setting up...

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Somerset House
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Institutions | No Comments

Somerset House

The central block of the Neoclassical building Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers and dates from 1776–96. It was extended by classical Victorian wings to north and south.  I was asked to advise...

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Royal Hospital, Chelsea
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Institutions | No Comments

Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The first stone of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, was laid by Charles II in 1682. The idea of a home for veteran soldiers was inspired by the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. 476 pensioners were admitted in 1689 and the...

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Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | No Comments

The National Trust for Scotland – Former Headquarters

Numbers 26-31 Charlotte Square, in Edinburgh, and the mews buildings behind were designed by Robert Adam in 1792 and built between 1805-1820. In 1996 Simpson & Brown was commissioned to restore and adapt these...

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Handel House Museum (small)
Nov 16th, 2010 | | Museums | Recent projects | 4 Comments

Handel House Museum, London

My paint analysis of the house once occupied by George Frideric Handel proved one of the more complex that I have undertaken.  During its many years as an antique shop the interior had been altered substantially...

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Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

The Use of Colour on Architectural Ironwork, 1660-1960

This is a paper that I gave at an international conference at the V&A in 1994 on architectural ironwork. Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...

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