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Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Kenwood: latest views, part 2.


Moving around the house, and some more of the original place has been allowed to go - this time the windows on the first floor, which originally formed part of the master bedroom suite. These have been lengthened, and balconies added. It all now looks a bit out of proportion to me, and it certainly alters the look of this side of the house - one part previously to have survived more or less unchanged since the place was built around a hundred years ago. Compare, again, with Cathy Kelleher Sarver's snap from 1968. Ho, and indeed, hum.
Many thanks to Joe.

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