Category : Portfolio

White Lodge
Apr 11th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

A Regency Villa near London

I am frequently asked to assist the new owner of a house in the selection of suitable paint and colours. In this instance it was for an early nineteenth century house to the east of London. The house has two...

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Cassiobury USA
Apr 7th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Cassiobury, Bedford Hills, New York USA

Cassiobury USA Cassiobury was built in 1927 in Bedford Hills, New York on a 24 acre site bordering the Beaver Dam river. The area is known for its tranquil landscapes and sumptuous country estates. It was designed...

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Mayshiel Exterior
Apr 6th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

A Shooting Lodge

This Shooting Lodge, in the north of England, was completed in 2001 to a design by Craig Hamilton, with architectural references from Auchendinny by Sir William Bruce and Bankton House at Prestonpans. The design...

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Scottish Provident Building - Gates
Apr 3rd, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Scottish Provident Building, London

The Scottish Provident Building The Scottish Provident Building, 1-6 Lombard Street, in London, was designed by the architect William Curtis Green in 1912. I was asked to examine the curved gates on the corner...

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Cassiobury
Apr 1st, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 5 Comments

Cassiobury, Hertfordshire

Cassiobury from the Garden “Cassiobury was one of the county’s major architectural losses of the c20.”1 This may seem yet another of my tenuous links – after all, the house was demolished nearly 90 years...

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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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Stowe House, North Hall ceiling
Jan 24th, 2013 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Stowe – North Hall

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) Stowe - North Hall 1921 A Brief History of the North Hall and its Decoration1 The conventional wisdom is that the North Hall is probably the oldest and one of the...

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Stowe - Blue Room c1870
Jan 7th, 2013 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Stowe – Blue Room

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The Blue Room in ca.1870 Brief history of the Blue Room and its decoration1 To the east of the Large Library is the Blue Room. The name comes from the panels...

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