Tag: williamstown

Tudor style house called Tudor House by John Beswicke 1883

I once saw a photo spread of the gorgeous interiors of this house, lots of rare original painted #stencil #friezes, and elaborate plasterwork, which is #TudorStyle, like the outside. Built in 1883, it was designed by #JohnBeswicke, one of the best things he did, and most unusual, nobody was doing Tudor in the 1880s when … Continue reading Tudor style house called Tudor House by John Beswicke 1883

Percy Everett in Willy

Lunch in #Williamstown, so had to have a look at #PercyEverett’s addition to #WilliamstownHighSchool, and excellent as always, looking like a superior 1930s office block almost, but it’s actually 1948 - Percy seems to have ignored modernism almost complete (#RobinBoyd etc must have been shaking their heads in disbelief). But it’s very nice, well built … Continue reading Percy Everett in Willy