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Queen's castle: Balmoral #AtoZchallenge

When is a castle not a castle? Well, it depends on its purpose.

Take the Queen’s royal residences, of which she has a few. Her official ones include Buckingham Palace, Holyrood Palace and Windsor castle. 368 more words

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The Gothic Revival

During the Renaissance, ‘Gothic’ became a pejorative label for all things barbarous. In a model of history probably first posited by Petrach and developed and disseminated by Italian Renaissance Humanists, it was believed that there were two epochs of cultural excellence, the Classical and their own. 1,439 more words

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Huguenot Church

Charleston is full of churches, so many that it has the nick name Holy City. Among them is the historic Huguenot Church which, while it is not the largest is definitely one of the most distinctive, and I’d say my favorite.

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New Albany United Methodist Church

New Albany’s First United Methodist Church is Gothic Revival, constructed in 1928, according to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.  The first Methodist Church building was built in 1886, on a lot across the street, where the associate pastor’s parsonage is sited today (FUMC, New Albany, church history).  125 more words

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Affronted

Gothic-inspired frontage of Nonconformist chapel
St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales

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The Cloisters

The Cloisters: Victorian Gothic revival gate
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
Instagram sepia-style edit

Wales

Design in a Nutshell

One of our tasks for reading week is to watch six short videos about design and how it has evolved over the years. The series starts with the Gothic Revival. 594 more words