Tag : John Nash

over-the-top-iwm
Dec 16th, 2017 | | History | Patrick's Writing | 5 Comments

‘Over The Top’

Over The Top (with thanks to the IWM) The 30th December 2017 is the centenary of the action that led to one of the most evocative works of art to come out of the First World War. ‘Over The Top’ was painted by...

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Cumberland Market ca.1922
Oct 13th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

“Straws from Cumberland Market” (part two)

A brief history of London’s long lost Cumberland Market.1 Cumberland Market - early twentieth century Messrs. J. & A. Crew occupied the left hand of the two tall buildings (See Part One here) Throughout its...

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Cumberland Market ca.1922
Oct 13th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

“Straws from Cumberland Market” (part one)

A brief history of London's long lost Cumberland Market.1 Cumberland Market - early twentieth century Messrs. J. & A. Crew occupied the left hand of the two tall buildings "It is not near Piccadilly: it is a...

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Carlton House - North Front
Mar 17th, 2011 | | Palaces | Residences | 5 Comments

Carlton House

Carlton House was the town house of the Prince Regent for several decades from 1783 until it was demolished forty years later. It faced the south side of Pall Mall, and its gardens abutted St. James's Park in the...

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All Souls Church - copyright Lonpicman at Wikipedia
Dec 28th, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

All Souls, Langham Place

All Souls, Langham Place, was built by John Nash on the ceremonial route that he planned from Carlton House to Regent's Park via Regent Street and Park Square. It was to provide to provide an eye-catching monument...

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Patrick Baty was employed by the Crown Estate to produce a rationale for the decoration of some of the interiors
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

(Former) Crown Estate Headquarters

The two Carlton House Terraces were built between 1827-33 by several architects to conform to John Nash's master elevations. They occupy the site of the recently-demolished Carlton House. I was employed by the...

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Athenaeum
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | 2 Comments

Athenaeum

The site of the Athenaeum Club was over the western corner of Carlton House, home of the Prince Regent before his accession to the throne but demolished in 1826-27. I have carried out a great deal of work here. ...

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