Front view of the newly restored Strawberry Hill, home of Horace Walpole, by Roger Williams. Walpole's 'little Gothic castle' has significance as one of the most influential individual buildings of such Rococo "Gothick" architecture which prefigured the later developments of the 19th century Gothic revival, and for increasing the use of Gothic designs for houses. This style has variously been described as Georgian Gothic, Strawberry Hill Gothic, or Georgian Rococo.
silvestriste: “Long Gallery at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham by Thomas Sandby.
The glass, with its rich display of coats of arms, dates from the century, one of the additions made by Lady Waldegrave. The original house was created by Horace Walpole between 1748 and 1790 as his summer villa in the Gothic.