Architecture / Interiors
Lime plaster, wood and glass
Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
Plasterwork ceiling. Coffered coving with coffered flat roof above - circa 1853 by John Dobson architect.. Glass circular panels in upper coffers. Coving divided by square coffers with egg and dart embellished interior edges. At lower level of cove there is an embellished projecting cornice surmounting a decorative frieze. Ribbed arches at corners of coving. The ceiling is supported by a first floor level colonnade with figuratively painted spandrels to the arches. All flatwork to coving and ribs/beams is in plaster on riven lath, upper roof structure unknown, assumed to be wooden/steel beams and glass. All embellishments and mouldings cast or run in-situ.