Author Archives: Patrick

Patrick Baty was commissioned to produce a set of proposals for paint analysis at Mentmore
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Private Houses | 4 Comments


Mentmore, or Mentmore Towers, is a Neo-Renaissance house in the village of Mentmore in Buckinghamshire. It takes its name from the village in which it stands, and from its numerous towers and pinnacles. It was built...

Patrick produced a report on the approach to take with regard to paint analysis
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Old “In & Out Club” – Egremont House

The architect Matthew Brettingham designed this London mansion in the Palladian style. Begun in 1759, it is one of the few great London town houses still standing. Originally Egremont House, it later came to be...

Patrick Baty has worked at Royal Lodge
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A House in Windsor Great Park

I have carried out paint analysis on a house in Windsor Great Park. View Larger...

Patrick has been employed to advise on paint colours for the interior of Milton Hall
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Milton Hall, Cambridgeshire

Milton Hall, near Peterborough dates from 1594, being the historical home of the Fitzwilliam family. The Long Gallery in 1912 - Country Life I was employed to advise on the decoration of the house. My company...

Patrick Baty worked on the early colours of the basketweave plaster
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Belton House, Boathouse

The restored boathouse I was commissioned to examine some samples of paint from the external basketweave pattern plaster as part of the recent restoration programme. The basket weave patterned plaster The...

Patrick Baty matched paint colours inside the house and worked on the Memorial Arch designed by Sir Hugh Casson
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | National Trust | Portfolio | 4 Comments

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey, Surrey, was once lived in by the poet and playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan (whose London house I have also worked on - see Hertford Street). In 1906 it was purchased by Mrs Ronald Greville, a...

Patrick Baty has carried out various colour projects at Wilton House
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Wilton House

Wilton House is the seat of the Earl of Pembroke, in Wilton near Salisbury, Wiltshire. I carried out colour work here - including matching the stippled red on the Little Smoking Room Walls (see below) - and a...

Willey Park 1825
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Willey Hall

Following the succession of Cecil Weld-Forester to the estate in 1811 a new house was built. The old Hall was demolished by November 1812, though its service and stable blocks survived and were later converted to...

Patrick Baty measured the painted organ pipes to reproduce the paint colours
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All Saints, Margaret Street

All Saints, Margaret Street is an Anglican church in London built in the High Victorian Gothic style by the architect William Butterfield and completed in 1859. All Saints is also noted for its musical tradition....

Patrick Baty has carried out an analysis of the paint on the exteriors of many of the buildings on this site in order to learn about its wartime appearance
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RAF Bicester

RAF Bicester was established in 1918. From 1918-1920 it was a three squadron training depot. It was closed from March 1920-January 1928 before becoming a one squadron bomber station. From 1939 until 1944 it...