Tag : Scotland

Patrick carried out the paint analysis on this 'Greek' Thomson house
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Holmwood House, Glasgow

Holmwood House was built by Alexander Thomson in 1857-58 near the village of Cathcart, on the southern fringes of Glasgow. The client was James Couper who, with his brother Robert, owned the nearby Millholm paper...

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Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis on the interior and exterior
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Broughton House, Kirkcudbright

Broughton House is a mid-eighteenth century house in the town of Kirkcudbright. From 1901 to 1933 the artist Edward Atkinson Hornel lived and worked there. He was one of the 'Glasgow Boys' who were influenced by...

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Patrick Baty produced a detailed proposal for an analysis of the paint in order to provide the information necessary for its intelligent redecoration
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Edinburgh Assembly Rooms

I was employed to examine the history of the Edinburgh Assembly Rooms and learn what I could of their decoration. I produced a detailed proposal for an analysis of the paint in order to provide the information...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out an analysis of the paint in a number of areas
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Donaldson’s College, Edinburgh

Donaldson's College was erected between 1842 and 1851 as a school for deaf children. The money for its construction and endowment was left by James Donaldson of Broughton Hall, a printer. The architect was William...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned by the National Trust for Scotland to carry out an analysis of the paint on the external railings
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Pollok House, Glasgow

Pollok House was built in 1752 and designed by William Adam. It was gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1966 by Dame Anne Maxwell Macdonald, whose family had owned the estate for almost 700 years. I was...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis on the exterior surfaces on a number of buildings on the Threave Estate
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust for Scotland | Portfolio | No Comments

Threave House, Castle Douglas

Threave House was designed in 1871 for Liverpool merchant, William Gordon. It was the creation of architect Charles G H Kinnear (1830-1894), who formed half of one of Scotland's most prominent architectural...

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

Falkland Palace – Royal Tennis Court

The office of Keeper was acquired in 1887 by a descendant of the Royal Stuarts, John Patrick Crichton Stuart, the 3rd Marquess of Bute. He rebuilt and restored much of the Palace. His grandson, Major Michael...

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Patrick Baty advised on the Estate colour for Dumfries House
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Dumfries House, Ayrshire

Dumfries House is a Palladian country house in Ayrshire, Scotland. It is located within a large estate, around 3 km west of Cumnock. It was built in the 1750s by John Adam and Robert Adam for William Dalrymple, 5th...

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Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | No Comments

The National Trust for Scotland – Former Headquarters

Numbers 26-31 Charlotte Square, in Edinburgh, and the mews buildings behind were designed by Robert Adam in 1792 and built between 1805-1820. In 1996 Simpson & Brown was commissioned to restore and adapt these...

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Hill of Tarvit
Oct 20th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Hill of Tarvit, Cupar, Scotland

In the early 20th century the Scotstarvit estate, south of Cupar in Fife, was bought by Frederick Bower Sharp. The Sharp family had made their fortune in Dundee, where they manufactured jute products (including...

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