Category : Portfolio

Ethelburga Estate
Sep 19th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | 1 Comment

Ethelburga Estate, Battersea

Wartime Damage Caused by Bombing – London County Council Bomb Damage Maps 1939-1945 The areas in Black show total destruction; Purple – damaged beyond repair; Dark Red – seriously damaged, doubtful if repairable...

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Houghton Hall 2013
Sep 15th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Country House and Garden Tours – An Introduction

Houghton Hall 2013 For ten years I have had the privilege of being invited to join small groups of American students of the decorative arts and architecture on their visits to English and Irish country houses. These...

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Sion Row by Ian Yarham
Sep 14th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Sion Row, Twickenham

Sion Row The village of Twickenham is situated about ten miles west of London beside the River Thames. In the seventeenth century a number of substantial houses were built on both banks of the Thames in the area,...

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The Ivy House - Exterior
Aug 15th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

The Ivy House

For many years The Ivy House was called The Newlands Tavern, fleetingly becoming The Stuart Arms in the 1980s and 1990s, before receiving its current name. The pub was in the hands of only two families for about...

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Meard Street
Jun 30th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Meard Street, London

Meard Street, in Soho, London, was designed and built as a speculative development by John Meard a local builder and businessman. The eastern, wider part of Meard Street, containing Nos. 1–7 (odd) and Nos. 2–6...

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Studios - South Edwardes Square
Jun 8th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 12 Comments

Edwardes Square Studios, South Edwardes Square, Kensington

Edwardes Square, in Kensington, was built between 1811 and 1819. By 1820 the garden was designed by Agostino Aglio, an Italian artist, with guidance from the Royal Horticultural Society. Agostino Aglio The...

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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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Chute Lodge - Rear
Jun 2nd, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 18 Comments

Chute Lodge, Wiltshire

North Front Chute Lodge stands in Chute Forest, near Andover, Hampshire. It is a Grade I listed building. A house called Chute Lodge was standing in 1632 and was lived in by Sir John Collins M.P. (1624-1711) in...

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Pier & Dry Dock at Hynish
Apr 22nd, 2013 | | Conservation | Portfolio | No Comments

Upper Square, Hynish, Isle of Tiree

Upper Square - credit Whisky Cyclist The Isle of Tiree is the most westerly island of the Inner Hebrides. It is relatively small - about twelve miles long and three miles wide - and very flat. Although the name means...

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Port of London Authority - Wikipedia
Apr 14th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

The Port of London Authority Building

10 Trinity Square building was opened by the Prime Minister David Lloyd George in 1922. This building, which hosted the reception for the inaugural meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1946,...

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