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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

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



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


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


Visit to 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

Masterpieces of Light and Space: Riverside Church, New York, NY

Riverside Church #nyc

A photo posted by Charlie (@daddyprimate) on Aug 11, 2013 at 1:51pm PDT

I’m pretty sure my favorite neighborhood in New York City is Morningside Heights.

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Abbeville, or, a musing on war

This is the next in the series of blogs about my trip to France last year, following in William Morris’s footsteps.

Morris started in Abbeville, and so our tour of churches started there, too. 1,206 more words

William Morris