December, 2010

Patrick Baty has been employed to advise on the 1930s paint colours
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | 2 Comments

Regent Palace Hotel

Regent Palace Hotel The Regent Palace Hotel was opened on May 16, 1915. At that time, it was the largest hotel in Europe with 1028 bedrooms. By the 1930s it was starting to look a bit old-fashioned and it was...

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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 analysis of the copperas wash on the exterior and the paint on the surfaces within the staircase hall
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust | No Comments

Basildon Park, Berkshire

Basildon Park was built by John Carr of York for Sir Francis Sykes between 1776 and 1783. It is a beautifully balanced building of warm Bath stone consisting of a main central block joined to individual pavilions by...

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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 was employed to advise on matters concerning colour and paint
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Private Houses | No Comments

Somerleyton Hall, Lowestoft

Somerleyton Hall was bought in 1843 by Sir Samuel Morton Peto who, for the next seven years, carried out extensive rebuilding under his architect John Thomas. In 1863 the Somerleyton estate was sold to Sir...

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Patrick carried out an analysis of the paint in several areas of Wilbury
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Wilbury House, Wiltshire

Wilbury House was begun in 1710 by William Benson.1 The name appears to have been composed of the Wil of Wilton and the bury of Amesbury, both being neighbouring houses, and both then believed to have been works by...

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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 carried out an analysis of the paint on the ceiling of the concert hall
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | No Comments

Barber Institute

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is housed in one of Birmingham's finest Art Deco buildings, purpose built and opened by Queen Mary in 1939. The Barber Institute was designed by Robert Atkinson (1883-1952), one...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the surface of the stone looking for a copperas wash
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Exterior | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Sir William Powell’s Almshouses

Sir William Powell's Almshouses are situated on the north side of the churchyard of All Saints’ parish church, in Fulham. They were founded and endowed by Hereford MP and owner of nearby Munster House, Sir...

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