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A cheerful excursion to the WV State Penitentiary!

Yes, nothing like a visit to a forbidding state penitentiary to start the weekend! I hope you’ve been behaving yourself.

We happened by the former prison once again while returning from a visit to my doctor in, appropriately, West Virginia. 1,282 more words

Road Tripping

For the Modern and Less Dramatic Gothic

 If stores like Hot Topic grab attention but the clothes themselves could be, well, a little less different, still shop at these stores. Remember, the ensemble and the general feel of these unique stores make them all too exotic and unnerving. 375 more words

Sara Khan

Ambleside: Wray Castle

Located at Claife Wray is Wray Castle, the former home built for the retired Liverpool surgeon James Dawson. The elaborate house was designed and built by the 19th century accountant John Jackson Lightfoot. 126 more words

19th Century Architecture

RELEASE: Gothic Revival by Carson Buckingham

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce the release of

Gothic Revival  by Carson Buckingham

Alex and Leo Renfield are a husband and wife contractor team who’ve recently moved to the village of Woodhaven, Connecticut to escape the chaos of life in New York. 358 more words

Sirens Call Publications

Lichfield Cathedral: West Front Central Doorway

The rebuilding of the west front of Lichfield Cathedral was began shortly after 1285. The central doorway is richly decorated and features sculpted figures on the central pillar and sides of the porch. 111 more words


Canada has two seasons: winter and construction - The Royal Canadian Mint.

 “At that time, this High Victorian Gothic Style was seen as yet another link with Great Britain in general and a Westminster democracy in particular.”

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St Mary RC Church, Stockton, Stockton-on-Tees

Roman Catholic church. Opened 1842. Design attributed to A W N Pugin, later additions north transept, east vestries and apparently the tower – by Messrs C Hadfield & Sons. 108 more words