Tag : railings

Hill of Tarvit
Oct 20th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Hill of Tarvit, Cupar, Scotland

In the early 20th century the Scotstarvit estate, south of Cupar in Fife, was bought by Frederick Bower Sharp. The Sharp family had made their fortune in Dundee, where they manufactured jute products (including...

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Geffrye
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Museums | No Comments

Geffrye Museum, London

I have been advising the Geffrye Museum on paint and colour for twenty years.  In a recent project I investigated the paints and the colours employed on the exterior of the fourteen almshouses that form the museum...

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Picture 5
Oct 20th, 2010 | | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

Culzean Castle

Culzean is perhaps the most romantic of the neo-Gothic castles designed and built by Robert Adam.  Built on the cliffs on the Ayrshire coast it has a magnificent grand oval staircase and extensive estate...

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Castletown Cox, Kilkenny
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Private Houses | 2 Comments

Castletown Cox, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Castletown Cox is considered to be one of the six most important country houses in Ireland.  I was employed for many years while it was restored. Advice was given on paint type and colour on the main house...

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Arnold Circus Bandstand
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Conservation | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | 2 Comments

Arnold Circus Bandstand

The Boundary Estate is a housing development, formally opened in 1900, in the East End of London. It is situated in the north western corner of Bethnal Green in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and on the...

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Nov 14th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 2 Comments

Geffrye Museum Update

A very brief post this time as I am currently working on a large number of projects. I hope to write some of these up in the future. Having carried out the analysis of the exterior paint at the Geffrye Museum...

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Geffrye Museum - Chapel
Apr 18th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

Paint Sampling at the Geffrye Museum

Background The Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch, East London, is the only museum in the United Kingdom to specialise in the history of the domestic interiors of the urban middle classes. It is situated in the...

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