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Blog Northern outfall sewer 1902-06
Feb 21st, 2016 | | Exterior | Industrial buildings | Portfolio | No Comments

Channelsea Bridge

The Original Northern Outfall Sewer under construction The Channelsea River is a tidal river in London, one of the Bow Back Rivers that flow into the Bow Creek part of the River Lea, which in turn flows into the...

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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...

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61-69 Oakley Gardens
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Oakley Gardens, Chelsea

2-10 Oakley Gardens - on the south side of the centre In the mid-nineteenth century Oakley Crescent (later Oakley Gardens) was constructed to the west of Manor Street on the site of a former Dairy House that was...

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Hope portrait by Henry Bone
Jul 25th, 2015 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 2 Comments

The Mausoleum to the Hope Family

Portrait of Thomas Hope in Turkish Costume by Henry Bone after the portrait of 1798 by William Beechey. Pera Museum Thomas Hope (1769–1831), was a merchant banker, author, philosopher and art collector of Dutch...

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Aviary
Feb 1st, 2015 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 7 Comments

The Aviary, Dropmore Park

Barbara Jones. The Aviary, Dropmore, Buckinghamshire. Lithograph, 1971 Dropmore House is a large detached late eighteenth century mansion which stands in its own estate of 220 acres. It is located in the Thames...

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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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Main Gates
Dec 30th, 2014 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge

Main Gates Mary Stevens Park is a public park located to the south of Stourbridge, in the Borough of Dudley. It is approximately 13.65 hectares in area and contains a number of architectural features, including the...

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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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Epsom War Memorial
Nov 29th, 2014 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | No Comments

Epsom War Memorial

Epsom War Memorial - credit War Memorials Online The Epsom War Memorial is located at the junction of Ashley Road and Treadwell Road, in Epsom, Surrey. It is an eighteen feet tall Cornish granite Celtic Cross on a...

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The Queen's House
Nov 29th, 2014 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | No Comments

Queen’s House, Tower of London

The White Tower of the Tower of London viewed from the River Thames The building of the Tower of London was begun shortly after the Norman Conquest by Duke William II of Normandy, later William the Conqueror, whose...

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