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Freda's Stockbroker - Gradely Hall Sign In or Register to add photos

A dream come true - at last! I will be posting pictures of the inside in due course.
Guess who'll be living in a house like this?
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Gradely Hall - a later Stockbroker!
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The sundial with gnomon
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Left-hand bedroom - original paper.
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Right-hand bedroom - original paper in poor condition.
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Original wallpaper in the bathroom and the flooring (unearthed from later papers).
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Lord Havasham's motor car...
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Upstair bay - with room for furniture pieces.
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Downstairs bay - oodles of room for extra bits and bobs.
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Later paint removed from the roof to reveal original conditon.
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Not happy with the porch.
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Temporary card has been made to cover the back two apexes of the roof.
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Triang Label
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Stockbroker steps in the making!
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Putting them together.
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Ready for gluing.
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Steps painted cream.
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Plastic window removed and apeture widened and Triang window inserted.
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Trying out ideas - en-suite bedroom.
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Bay in en-suite bedroom - useful space.
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Repairing gaps in the old wallpaper.
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It isn't perfect, but once the furniture and bits and pieces are in place, my hope is that the repairs won't look so apparent.
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Ah - a slightly better arrangement - playing about.
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Downstairs hall - virtually stripped.
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Upsairs - virtually stripped.
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Modern (ugh) plastic door and window taken out.
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Side back facing surplus aperture - plastic window removed.
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L-shaped bench ready for painting.
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Silhouette of the new frontage with a Triang 8cm x 8cm window.
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A clearer view.
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Frontage with the woodworker himself.
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A floor has been added within the dimensions of the original porch.
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L-shaped bench - painted green.
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That's more like it.
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The Porch from the now stripped living room/parlour.
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Reproduction 'Triang' Dresser - for the kitchen!
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Naughty, naughty...  now rectified!
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The main reason I didn't like it was...
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We now have a replacement 'Triang' window in situ.
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The front of the window - now looks good too.
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A photo of Peggy Lines in the first room to be furnished in the Stockbroker.
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A reproduction sink for the kitchen...
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I decided to purchase a reproduction Triang cooker -
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Lord Havasham is getting excited!
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Kitchen decorated... looking out for a kitchen table.
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The kitchen bay...
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The right-hand side bedroom (shown earlier) but
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Mmm - downstairs.  My dream is to find an Elgin fireplace
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I have a Pit-a-Pat table and chair for the alcove.
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Upstairs bedroom (left-hand facing).
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Bedroom alcove.
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Three 'local' very old paintings - scanned, shrunk, laminated and framed.
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In the recess of the bedroom bay a photo of my dad as a young man.
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QA furnishings - Lord Havasham's dilemma
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After a struggle managed to remove the upper stairs.
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The hall is now ready for decorating.
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Tri-ang reproduction papers now hung in hall.
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The flooring is a parquet from Jennifer's printable downloads.
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A posh garage... I realise, of course, that
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'Vermilion Hue Acrylic' carpet!
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