Tag : Richmond

Richmond Green
Sep 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Richmond Green

The subject of this post is a Grade II Listed building within a rectangular block on the southwest corner of The Green, in Richmond, Surrey. The Green is described as one of the most beautiful urban greens...

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An 18th century entrance hall
Dec 4th, 2012 | | Aesthetics | History | No Comments

The Entrance Hall in the 18th Century

An entrance hall of the 1770s In 1715 the Scottish architect, Colen Campbell, launched his campaign for a return to the purity which he believed to have been the quality of the antique. In the preface to the first...

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Lichfield Court
Oct 20th, 2012 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

Lichfield Court, Richmond-upon-Thames

Lichfield Court is situated in Sheen Road, Richmond-upon-Thames. It is built on the site of Lichfield House which was believed by George Augustus Sala to have been built by Christopher Wren and later to have become...

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King's Observatory, Kew
Jul 13th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

King’s Observatory, Kew

The King’s Observatory was an astronomical and terrestrial magnetic observatory built for George III, a keen amateur astronomer. The architect was Sir William Chambers who also designed the Pagoda in nearby Kew...

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No 1 Maid's of Honour Row
Jan 26th, 2011 | | Private Houses | 7 Comments

Maids of Honour Row, Richmond

Maids of Honour Row is ‘an excellent, entirely uniform, terrace’ of four three story houses each five windows wide with a parapet hiding the roof. They have distinctive pink “rubbed” brick dressings to the...

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