Tag : London

Patrick Baty carried out analysis of the early painted finishes in the Old Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

The Old Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II and is best known as the location of the prime meridian. I advised on the colour of the time ball (the red-painted ball on the roof -...

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...

Desert Dunes - Desert photograph by permission of http://www.freenaturepictures.com/desert-landscapes-pictures.php
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Colour Services | No Comments

The Last Thirty Years – 1

“You will not take up your appointment in Oman - I want you to run an Army Youth Team in Northampton” With those words my Lawrence-like dreams were over and I realised that my military career had...

Patrick Baty had carried out paint analysis of the ceiling of this 17th century building
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Gazebo, Crooms Hill

The Gazebo is in the garden of a house called The Grange on Crooms Hill in Greenwich, London. It was designed by Robert Hooke in 1672 for the then owner of the house Sir William Hooker, who had been Lord Mayor of...

Patrick Baty advised on the approach to take here.
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Kensington Square

Kensington Square is a garden square in Kensington, London. It was founded in 1685 and is the oldest such square in London. I was employed to advise on paint types and colours in the house that had once been...

Patrick Baty advised on the decoration of this Georgian building
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Fournier Street, Spitalfields

Over the years I have been employed on various projects in Fournier Street, Spitalfields. The old Market Café at No 5 is an example of a building that now displays paint colours of the 18th century. A number of...

Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis of the interior and exterior of this house in London's Spitalfields
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

58 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields

Nos. 56 and 58 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields were known until 1895 as Nos. 3 and 4 Raven Row. They may have been built by Samuel Jaggard in ca.1716-1720 as a pair to replace earlier seventeenth century buildings,...

Patrick Baty advised on the colour of the external railings
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Conservation | English Heritage | No Comments

Kenwood House

The original house dates from the early 17th century. The orangery was added in about 1700. In 1754 it was bought by William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield. He commissioned Robert Adam to remodel it from 1764-1779....

Patrick Baty carried out paint analysis in the Royal Albert Hall
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | No Comments

Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is one of the country's most treasured and distinctive buildings, recognisable all over the world. Since its opening by Queen Victoria in 1871, the world's leading artists from every kind of...

Cafe Royal
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 3 Comments

Cafe Royal

The Grill Room - Restored The Cafe Royal was a restaurant and meeting place originally conceived and set up by Daniel Nicholas Thévenon, who was a French wine merchant. He had to flee France due to bankruptcy,...

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