Author Archives: Patrick

Patrick Baty was asked to provide advice on the decoration of St Saviour's church, Hampstead in London
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

St Saviour’s, Hampstead

In the mid-19th Century, London was spreading from the central areas to the north-west, and the Chalcot Estate, part of the endowment bestowed on Eton College by King Henry VI, was undergoing development. Local...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint in the School building
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Winchester College

The School building at Winchester College was thought to have been designed by Sir Christopher Wren although this is now thought unlikely. The building measures 78ft by 35ft inside and is perhaps the finest and...

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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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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the analysis of the paint on the ground floor of the Stables at Ashton Court
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Conservation | Portfolio | No Comments

Ashton Court Stables, Bristol

It appears that there has been a house on the site since Saxon times. For some 400 years, from the mid sixteenth century, it was the home of the Smyth family. During their ownership many changes took place, and it...

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Patrick Baty learnt that what you see is not necessarily what it seems.
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Cavendish Square, London

This was an early lesson on why one shouldn’t believe what one sees. When I saw the interior of this 18th century house in London's Cavendish Square I thought that most of the interiors were original. However,...

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Patrick Baty advised on appropriate paint colours for the display of the wartime areas.
Dec 8th, 2010 | | English Heritage | Exterior | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

Landguard Fort, Felixstowe

Built just outside Felixstowe, Suffolk, at the mouth of the River Orwell, Landguard Fort was originally designed in the sixteenth century to guard the entrance to Harwich. It has developed over the years, but the...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the interior on this Hawksmoor church in London
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

St George’s, Bloomsbury

St George's Bloomsbury is the sixth and final London church designed by the leading architect of the English Baroque, Nicholas Hawksmoor. It was one of the "Fifty New Churches" for London proposed by Queen Anne's...

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Patrick Baty was asked to give advice on appropriate colours and type of paint for the redecoration of the interior of the church
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | Portfolio | No Comments

St Peter’s Church, Petersham

There seems to have been a church on this site since Saxon times as the 1086 Domesday Survey entry for Petersham suggests that the church there then had been restored. In 1266 a Norman church was built, of which...

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Patrick Baty was employed by Gloucester City Council, to provide advice on the repainting of the external woodwork and metalwork in St Michael’s Square, Gloucester.
Dec 8th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

St Michael’s Square, Gloucester

St Michael’s Square was laid out in 1882 by Daniel Pidgeon, of Putney in London. The land had previously been open fields and orchards. It represents an important example of late nineteenth century speculative...

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