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Stowe House, North Hall ceiling
Jan 24th, 2013 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Stowe – North Hall

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) Stowe - North Hall 1921 A Brief History of the North Hall and its Decoration1 The conventional wisdom is that the North Hall is probably the oldest and one of the...

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Ramley House in the 19th Century
Oct 30th, 2012 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Ramley House, Hampshire

Ramley House in the 19th Century Ramley House is a large two storied house faced in stucco with rusticated quoins. It has wide eaves and a hipped slate roof. The garden facade has a bowed centre with a ground floor...

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Holborn Viaduct - Presentation Watercolour
Feb 1st, 2012 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Holborn Viaduct

Holborn Viaduct © Jen Westcott Holborn Viaduct (Farringdon Street Bidge) is a bridge in London and the name of the street which crosses it (which forms part of the A40 road). It links Holborn, via Holborn Circus,...

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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...

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Kensington Palace
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Palaces | No Comments

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a Royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century. Queen...

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St Michael and All Angels, Thornton
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Michael and All Angels, Thornton

A church is believed to have existed on this site in 1219. The core of the existing church of St Michael and All Angels dates from the first half of the fourteenth century. The medieval church consisted of the...

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Sep 22nd, 2010 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

The Royal Warrant

A Royal Warrant is a mark of recognition to people or companies who have supplied goods or services to HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh or HRH The Prince of Wales. Today there are around 850 Royal Warrant...

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