Tag : Soane

Sulby Park Door - Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis of this Soane-designed complex of buildings
Dec 28th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Sulby Park Farm, Northamptonshire

In 1792 Rene Payne of Welford employed Sir John Soane to design a house on land in the Parish of Sulby. The house, built in the Palladian style in 1793-95, was of two storeys with basement and attics. In 1810,...

Bentley Priory - Front
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

Bentley Priory

Bentley Priory was originally built in 1766 and was significantly extended in 1788, by Sir John Soane, for John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn. As a result of his influence the Priory soon became a rendezvous...

Boconnoc - copyright Boconnoc Enterprises
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Boconnoc House, Lostwithiel

Boconnoc can trace its history back to the Normans. The estate and house were taxed in the Domesday Roll A.D.1087. At one stage it belonged to the Pitt family and it was eventually bequeathed to the Fortescue...

Patrick Baty has carried out various paint and colour tasks in The Sir John Soane's Museum
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

The Sir John Soane’s Museum

The architect Sir John Soane’s house, museum and library at No. 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields has been a public museum since the early 19th century. Soane demolished and rebuilt three houses in succession on the north...

Royal Hospital, Chelsea
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Institutions | No Comments

Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The first stone of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, was laid by Charles II in 1682. The idea of a home for veteran soldiers was inspired by the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. 476 pensioners were admitted in 1689 and the...

The Bank of England
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Institutions | No Comments

Bank of England

I advised on appropriate colours for several of the areas of the The Bank of England that were designed by Sir Herbert Baker in the manner of the Bank's earlier architect...

Soane Outbuildings
Oct 14th, 2010 | | Exterior | No Comments

Outbuildings to designs by Sir John Soane

Investigating, on a chilly autumn morning, the original colour scheme at a series of outbuildings designed by Sir John...