Tag : Humphry Repton

The South Front 1903
Jun 18th, 2016 | | Patrick's Writing | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Trent Park (part one)

'Trent Place. Near Southgate, The Seat of Wigston Esq.', 1808. On two occasions so far I have been asked to work on houses with strong connections with my family. The first time was a charming Regency house in...

1930s Flat finishes
Apr 30th, 2013 | | Aesthetics | History | 2 Comments

1930s Paint Colours – An Introduction

Edwardian Interior ca.1907 by Harold Gilman (1876-1919) - Tate Sensory overload caused by clutter and the brightly coloured and strongly patterned wallpapers beloved by the previous generation was sometimes given as...

Sarsden House - credit James Kerr http://www.jameskerr.co.uk/
Nov 13th, 2012 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 3 Comments

Sarsden House, Oxfordshire

Sarsden House from the NE - credit James Kerr Sarsden House, near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, was rebuilt by William Walter in 1689 after a major fire. In 1792 James Langston inherited the house and commissioned...

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


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...

Country LIfe cover
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

Palette of the Past – Exterior Painting

Palette of the Past - Exterior Painting by Patrick Baty This article was published in Country Life in 1992 as 'Palette of the Past'. Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...