Picturesque Gothic | Article about picturesque Gothic by The Free Dictionary
A term sometimes applied to High Victorian Gothic architecture.
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A Grade II listed mansion house of picturesque Gothic
Revival style, it does require some updating.
The eighteenth-century visitor would have first viewed the picturesque Gothic
castle from the road: 'the approach to the house through lofty trees, (he embattled walls overgrown with ivy, the spiry pinnacles, the grave air of the building, give it all the appearance of an old abbey'.
Architectural interest is apparent to anyone who appreciates the picturesque Gothic
lines of the Grade ll listed house.