Grand houses you can step inside in Nostalgic London
1) Strawberry Hill House
A bright white masterpiece topped with decorative chimneys, turrets and battlements, Strawberry Hill House is the finest example of Georgian Gothic Revival architecture in Britain. The fascinating building came into being after writer and politician Horace Walpole purchased a couple of Thames-side cottages in 1747 and set about bringing his vision to life. The little Gothic castle became something of an attraction during his lifetime and continues to be today. The house, which inside has been restored to look as it would have done in the 1790s, and its grounds are open to the public.
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