Tag : Hampton Court Palace

Fountain Court - East Range
Jan 1st, 2015 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Fountain Court, Hampton Court Palace

Fountain Court - East Range Fountain Court is one of the most homogenous spaces at Hampton Court Palace, with little alteration or reconstruction since its creation by Sir Christopher Wren between 1689-94. The ranges...

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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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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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Hampton Court - Kings Staircase 1819 - WH Pyne
Sep 24th, 2013 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 4 Comments

The King’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The King's Staircase (Credit: Andy Marshall - Fotofacade) The balustrade to the King’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou. Tijou seems to have arrived in...

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Baty Arms
Nov 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Colour Services | 11 Comments

Heraldic Colours (or Tinctures)

Tinctures One of the main aims of heraldry is to provide easily recognisable symbols and this is achieved by using clear colours and by following strict rules. However, not all of these are colours in the true...

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My final design for the soffit of the Great Gatehouse - now executed
Jun 10th, 2011 | | Conservation | Portfolio | 4 Comments

Hampton Court Palace – The Great Gatehouse

I was asked to prepare a colour scheme for the painting of the soffit of the Great Gatehouse at Hampton Court Palace (which can be seen in the centre of the above photograph). Introduction Towards the end of...

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St Peter's, Hammersmith
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

St Peter’s, Hammersmith

St Peter’s is a Commisioners' church that was built in the village of Hammersmith in 1829. The architect was Edward Lapidge, who was the eldest son of Samuel, an assistant to Lancelot (Capability) Brown during...

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Sep 3rd, 2009 | | Colour Services | 8 Comments

Hampton Court Palace – A Tudor Garden

I researched the colours for King Henry VIII's Royal Beasts Introduction A new garden has been created at Hampton Court Palace to commemorate the 500th anniversary of King Henry VIII’s accession to the throne in...

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