Tag : ironwork

Norwich Guildhall - Geograph
Apr 8th, 2014 | | Conservation | English Heritage | Portfolio | No Comments

Norwich Guildhall Gates

Norwich Guildhall. The southern side view from outside City HallNorwich Guildhall (Pierre Terre) / CC BY-SA 2.0 Norwich Guildhall is a Grade I building on Gaol Hill in Norwich, Norfolk. It was constructed between...

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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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Scottish Provident Building - Gates
Apr 3rd, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Scottish Provident Building, London

The Scottish Provident Building The Scottish Provident Building, 1-6 Lombard Street, in London, was designed by the architect William Curtis Green in 1912. I was asked to examine the curved gates on the corner...

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Lord Henley's Bridge © http://www.waymarking.com
Feb 19th, 2013 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | 11 Comments

Lord Henley’s Bridge

Lord Henley's Bridge © http://www.waymarking.com Bridge 69, known as Pulpit or Armchair bridge, is on the Hanslope-Northampton-Rugby Loop Line and was built by the London & North Western Railway in 1877. Its site...

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Victoria Bridge, Bath 1849
Feb 10th, 2013 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Victoria Bridge, Bath

The Victoria Bridge in 1849 The Victoria Bridge in Bath was designed and constructed in 1836 by local brewer James Dredge to link the Upper Bristol Road and Lower Bristol Road. He wanted to be able to carry beer...

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Thomas Parsons' 'Phaltic' Bituminous Paints
Oct 2nd, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 1 Comment

Parsons’ Decorative Finishes (12) – ‘Phaltic’ Bituminous Paints

'Phaltic' Bituminous Paints A previous post has already introduced the subject of a most useful work that was published in the 1930s - Parsons' Decorative Finishes. Subsequently I have used it as a 'prompt' for...

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Frontispiece to P.F. Tingry's The Painter's & Colourman's Complete Guide...
Jun 29th, 2011 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

The Methods and Materials of the House-Painter in England 1650-1850

The text of my thesis can be found here Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...

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Sulby Park Door - Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis of this Soane-designed complex of buildings
Dec 28th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Sulby Park Farm, Northamptonshire

In 1792 Rene Payne of Welford employed Sir John Soane to design a house on land in the Parish of Sulby. The house, built in the Palladian style in 1793-95, was of two storeys with basement and attics. In 1810,...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the entrance hall in this late 18th century Dublin town house
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

50 North Great George’s Street, Dublin

North Great George's Street is one of the finest examples (apart from Henrietta Street) of a complete Georgian avenue. It was originally built as the focus to Belvedere House. I was commissioned to carry out...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the external harling
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Hill House, Helensburgh

The Hill House in Helensburgh, Scotland was commissioned by Walter W. Blackie, the publisher, in 1902 as his family residence. Blackie had been introduced to the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh by the art...

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