Category : Exterior

18th century doorcase, photograph by Nathaniel Lloyd (ca. 1915-1933). Reproduced by permission of National Monuments Record
Jun 18th, 2011 | | Conservation | Exterior | Portfolio | 2 Comments

The Case of the Missing Doorcase

The Doorcase in July 1974 - Courtesy Hertfordshire County Council Every now and then I carry out work for no charge, especially when I believe strongly in the project and know that without it something will be lost. ...

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Patrick Baty carried out the analysis of an early 18th century house in Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Exterior | Private Houses | No Comments

Queen Anne’s Gate, Westminster

I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of a very interesting early 18th century house in Westminster. 71 individual decorative schemes were found on the exterior of the house and this helped date a...

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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 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 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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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the surfaces looking for evidence of either paint or gilding
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Hartlepool War Memorial

The memorial was designed by Philip B. Bennison in 1921 for the civilians and servicemen killed in World War One. It has a raked, stepped plinth to a square, coursed, rockfaced pedestal with ashlar quoins at the...

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Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the ceiling of the dome
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Monuments | Portfolio | No Comments

Air Forces Memorial, Runnymede

The Air Forces Memorial, or Runnymede Memorial, near Egham, Surrey, England is a memorial dedicated to some 20,456 men and women from the British Empire who were lost in operations from World War II. The memorial...

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Patrick Baty carried out an analysis of the paint on the exterior oand on the famous staircase
Dec 10th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | Exterior | Organisations | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Home House

Home House was completed in 1778 to the designs (initially) of James Wyatt and (later) Robert Adam. The building changed hands many times over the years. Later occupants included the Marquis de la Luzerne during...

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Patrick Baty established the correct colour of the nine quarterings of the Dudley arms
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Dudley House, 100 Park Lane

Property on this site (100 Park Lane) was owned by the Ward family from the 1730s. The sixth Baron Ward, subsequently first Viscount Dudley and Ward, seems to have built a house with “an elegant Palladian...

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