Left: Tower House, 29 (originally 9) Melbury Road, London. Architect: William Burges. 1877. Right: . Tower House, the architect's own home, derives from Castell Coch (Red Castle) near Cardiff, which he designed for the 3rd Marquis of Bute. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

Left: Stained-glass windows. Right: Detail of tower. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

Photograph and text 2006 by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Crook, J. Mordaunt. William Burges and the High Victorian Dream. Chicago: U of Chicago Press, 1981.

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