Tag : Greenwich

BS Bronze Greens
Jan 9th, 2016 | | Aesthetics | History | 10 Comments

Bronze Green

Geffrye Museum - Bronze Green door and Lead Colour balustrade The biggest problem with the naming of colour is the inevitable one of interpretation. Few more so than ‘Bronze Green’, which to some will conjure up...

Garden Museum
Dec 28th, 2015 | | Conservation | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

The Tradescant Gate, Garden Museum

Tradescant House John Tradescant the elder and his son, also John, were famous gardeners to King Charles I and Henrietta Maria, making gardens at the Queen's House, Greenwich, designed by Inigo Jones, from 1638 to...

The Queen's House, Greenwich
Sep 27th, 2014 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | No Comments

The Queen’s House, Greenwich

The Queen's House is a former royal residence built between 1616–1619 in Greenwich, originally a few miles downriver from London, and now a district in the south east of the city. Its architect was Inigo Jones,...

King's Observatory, Kew
Jul 13th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

King’s Observatory, Kew

The King’s Observatory was an astronomical and terrestrial magnetic observatory built for George III, a keen amateur astronomer. The architect was Sir William Chambers who also designed the Pagoda in nearby Kew...

Patrick Baty carried out analysis of the early painted finishes in the Old Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

The Old Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II and is best known as the location of the prime meridian. I advised on the colour of the time ball (the red-painted ball on the roof -...

Patrick Baty had carried out paint analysis of the ceiling of this 17th century building
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Gazebo, Crooms Hill

The Gazebo is in the garden of a house called The Grange on Crooms Hill in Greenwich, London. It was designed by Robert Hooke in 1672 for the then owner of the house Sir William Hooker, who had been Lord Mayor of...

Trinity College of Music
Nov 25th, 2010 | | School and Universities | No Comments

Trinity College of Music

Trinity College of Music was founded in central London in 1872 by The Rev'd. Henry George Bonavia Hunt to improve the teaching of church music. Trinity moved to its present home in Greenwich in 2001. King...

Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Institutions | School and Universities | No Comments

Royal Naval College, Greenwich

The Former Royal Naval College, Greenwich is one of my longest-standing clients. I have worked there since the days when it was occupied by the Royal Navy. Most of the site has been investigated by me. My work...

PRB Triptych
Apr 11th, 2009 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

Colour Surveys

Colour Match of a stippled surface in Wilton House As many will know, Papers and Paints have been colour-matching objects brought to the shop for most of our sixty years. Typically these take the form of flakes...