Category : Residences

Queen's Staircase - Deb Crossman
Dec 28th, 2014 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 3 Comments

The Queen’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The Queen's Staircase The balustrade to the Queen’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou most probably in 1694-96. Tijou seems to have arrived in England...

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The Queen's House
Nov 29th, 2014 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 2 Comments

Queen’s House, Tower of London

The White Tower of the Tower of London viewed from the River Thames The building of the Tower of London was begun shortly after the Norman Conquest by Duke William II of Normandy, later William the Conqueror, whose...

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Witanhurst from the street
Oct 5th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Witanhurst

Witanhurst - Marcus Cooper Group Witanhurst is an early twentieth century Georgian Revival mansion located on five acres (20,000 m²) in Highgate, North London. It commands some of the best views in London and is...

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The Queen's House, Greenwich
Sep 27th, 2014 | | Conservation | Palaces | Portfolio | No Comments

The Queen’s House, Greenwich

The Queen's House is a former royal residence built between 1616–1619 in Greenwich, originally a few miles downriver from London, and now a district in the south east of the city. Its architect was Inigo Jones,...

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Richmond Green
Sep 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Richmond Green

The subject of this post is a Grade II Listed building within a rectangular block on the southwest corner of The Green, in Richmond, Surrey. The Green is described as one of the most beautiful urban greens...

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Raynham Hall
Aug 4th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Raynham Hall, Norfolk

Raynham Hall is one of the most splendid of the great houses of Norfolk. For nearly 400 years it has been the seat of the Townshend family. It is also reported to be haunted and has provided the scene for possibly...

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283 Kennington Road
May 18th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

285 Kennington Road

Kennington Road is a long straight road, approximately a mile in length, in the London Borough of Lambeth in London, running south from Westminster Bridge Road (at the junction with Baylis Road to the north-east) to...

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Swakeleys
May 5th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Swakeleys

Swakeleys House is a Grade I listed seventeenth century mansion in Ickenham, in the London Borough of Hillingdon. It was built in 1638 for the future Lord Mayor of London, Sir Edmund Wright. Swakeleys was...

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Lindsey House Chelsea 1850
Apr 8th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 4 Comments

95-96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

Lindsey House, Chelsea by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 1850 The house was built in 1674 by the third Earl of Lindsey on the riverside site of Saint Thomas More's garden and is thought to be the oldest house in Kensington...

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Crichel House
Mar 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Crichel House, Dorset

Crichel House is a country house in Dorset with magnificent interiors by James Wyatt. It belonged to the same family for 400 years passing through the female line from the Napiers to the Sturts (later Lords...

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