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Isolation and Agony at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 547 more words

Travel

St. Saviour's Church

In April 1866, Chobham Church opened again after being closed for restoration.

Charles Cracklow. St Lawrence, Chobham, before the restoration of 1866.

Julia Bathurst was present and may well have compared the newly spacious ancient building, now unencumbered by galleries, and opened to the north by a new aisle, with the church she was planning at Valley End. 524 more words

Society's Event for Members: A Visit to Strawberry Hill

Last Saturday 19 November, 10 members of SocHistColl were able to enjoy an exclusive tour of Horace Walpole’s most extraordinary creation, his villa named Strawberry Hill, guided by its Research Curator Silvia Davoli. 188 more words

News And Events

Gables

Gables from the Gothic revival St Michael’s College, Llandaff, Cardiff

Wales

Turreted

Gothic revival corner turret detail, St Michael’s College, Llandaff, Cardiff 8 more words

Wales

Strawberry Hill: A Gothic, Georgian masterpiece in Twickenham

Without a doubt, Strawberry Hill is one of the most unique houses in the capital. I was first introduced to it when I saw an Instagram photo of the building’s stunning Gallery and wanted to find out more. 807 more words

London

Visit - St Giles Church, Calke, Derbyshire

My fiance and I visited this church as we returned to explore the gardens of Calke Abbey in Derbyshire and what seemed like a small plain parish church of apparently the 1800s disguises a long history that in fact dates back to 1129. 1,853 more words

Research & Reflection