Tag : Scotland

New Lanark - Aerial Photograph
Jan 11th, 2015 | | Conservation | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 3 Comments

New Lanark

New Lanark (Rosedale Street is off to the left) New Lanark is a village on the River Clyde, approximately 2.2 km from Lanark, in Lanarkshire, and some 40 km southeast of Glasgow, Scotland. It was founded in 1786 by...

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Pier & Dry Dock at Hynish
Apr 22nd, 2013 | | Conservation | Portfolio | No Comments

Upper Square, Hynish, Isle of Tiree

Upper Square - credit Whisky Cyclist The Isle of Tiree is the most westerly island of the Inner Hebrides. It is relatively small - about twelve miles long and three miles wide - and very flat. Although the name means...

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Mayshiel Exterior
Apr 6th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

A Shooting Lodge

This Shooting Lodge, in the north of England, was completed in 2001 to a design by Craig Hamilton, with architectural references from Auchendinny by Sir William Bruce and Bankton House at Prestonpans. The design...

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Souter Johhnie's Cottage
Feb 27th, 2012 | | Conservation | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Souter Johnnie’s Cottage

In 1789 Robert Burns was asked to produce a witch tale to accompany a picture of Alloway Kirk in the book Antiquities of Scotland. His response was a poem regarded by many as his masterpiece: Tam O'Shanter. The...

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Barnbarroch Ruins
Apr 12th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

Barnbarroch, Wigtownshire

In the early hours of October 23rd 1941 a blaze began in one of the bedrooms of Barnbarroch House, Wigtownshire. Servants, woken by the noise, raised the alarm. Some jumped from windows, seriously injuring...

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Patrick Baty examined the painted schemes applied to the surfaces in the Drawing Room and the Staircase of Brodie Castle
Dec 11th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | 3 Comments

Brodie Castle, Moray

There have been Brodies at Brodie Castle for over 800 years. Parts of the present building are known to date from the 1560s although it is possible that earlier elements survive. Colen Campbell, the pioneering...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the entrance hall and stairs
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Georgian House, Edinburgh

No. 7 Charlotte Square (The Georgian House) is an 18th century town house in Edinburgh's New Town, designed by Robert Adam. The house is beautifully furnished, with collections of period china, furniture, art, and...

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

Robert Smail’s Printing Works, Innerleithen

Robert Smail's Printing Works comprises a double shop frontage at No. 7 and No. 9 Innerleithen High Street, in the Borders. It was a printing works and stationers from 1847 - 1985. Today the buildings are...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the Laigh and High Halls
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

The House of the Binns, Linlithgow

The House of the Binns is situated on the western slopes of twin hills (in old Scots “binns”) three miles east of Linlithgow. The present house was built between 1612 and 1630 by Thomas Dalyell, an Edinburgh...

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