Category : Exterior

London Road, Tunbridge Wells
Oct 2nd, 2013 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Tunbridge Wells

London Road, Tunbridge Wells (before) It is often a straightforward matter when it comes to providing general advice or steering clients towards appropriate paints and paint colours. Having dealt with many hundreds...

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9.2 inch gun
Jun 4th, 2013 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Rottnest Island Gun Battery, Western Australia

Preserved 9.2 inch gun - Vic Jeffery Rottnest Island is one of Australia's smallest inhabited islands - it is 11 kilometres long and 4.5 kilometres at its widest point. The island is twenty kilometres off the coast...

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Beverley Market Cross - Wikipedia
Mar 29th, 2013 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 6 Comments

Market Cross, Beverley, East Yorkshire

I am frequently asked for advice on the redecoration of historic structures. This may be by local authorities, heritage bodies or residents concerned at intended development in the area. In this case I was asked...

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Lord Henley's Bridge © http://www.waymarking.com
Feb 19th, 2013 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | 11 Comments

Lord Henley’s Bridge

Lord Henley's Bridge © http://www.waymarking.com Bridge 69, known as Pulpit or Armchair bridge, is on the Hanslope-Northampton-Rugby Loop Line and was built by the London & North Western Railway in 1877. Its site...

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Victoria Bridge, Bath 1849
Feb 10th, 2013 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Victoria Bridge, Bath

The Victoria Bridge in 1849 The Victoria Bridge in Bath was designed and constructed in 1836 by local brewer James Dredge to link the Upper Bristol Road and Lower Bristol Road. He wanted to be able to carry beer...

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Sim Harris escaping from the Iranian Embassy Siege
Jul 1st, 2012 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

13-15 Princes Gate, London

Sim Harris, a hostage, escaping from the Iranian Embassy Siege Here he is seen crossing from No. 16 to No. 17 Princes Gate On 30th April 1980 the five day Iranian Embassy Siege was ended when men from the elite...

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Holborn Viaduct - Presentation Watercolour
Feb 1st, 2012 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Holborn Viaduct

Holborn Viaduct © Jen Westcott Holborn Viaduct (Farringdon Street Bidge) is a bridge in London and the name of the street which crosses it (which forms part of the A40 road). It links Holborn, via Holborn Circus,...

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Admiralty Lookout - Radley House Partnership
Oct 5th, 2011 | | Exterior | Government | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

Admiralty Lookout

Admiralty Lookout - marked The Admiralty Lookout and Port War Signal Station, located at the southern limit of the grounds of Dover Castle, is set hundreds of feet above sea-level on the edge of the White Cliffs of...

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18 St James's Square - Main Facade
Sep 26th, 2011 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

18 St James’s Square, London

King Street Facade - before History1 From 1727 to 1733 the newly built house on this site was occupied by Philip, Earl of Chesterfield, but Thomas Phillips retained the freehold until February 1733/4 when,...

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Gas Lighting Column
Aug 19th, 2011 | | Exterior | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Covent Garden: Gas Lighting Columns

I was recently asked to examine the gas lighting columns in King Street, Covent Garden. It was thought that they had retained all their paint since their erection in 1910. Gas Lighting Coal-gas had been used...

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