Designed by Lord Burlington, it is a Palladian villa, part of a movement that highlighted the simplicity and purity of classical architecture.
Built by the well-known politician Lord Walpole, who's considered as England's first Prime Minister.
It is a landmark of the Gothic Revival in Britain, which happened in the 19th century, and thus contrasted with the neoclassical style.
Classical facades and approaching urban expansion by constructing large buildings were also characteristics of Georgian architecture.
It is considered as the high point of British neo-classicism: just as the Chiswick House, the interiors of the building are austere and have a very unified decoration.
Executed under the patronage of George IV and thus part of the Regency architecture, it represented the late phase of Georgian architecture which followed from the Neo-classical style.
Designed by Anthony Salvin, it represented the Jacobethan style, which was inspired both by the Elizabethan and Jacobean styles, and mostly used terra-cotta brickwork, balustrades and high chimneys.
Destroyed by fire in 1834, the Houses of Parliament were completely rebuilt by Charles Barry and Augustus Pugin and mixed several architectural styles by incorporating classic and gothic elements.
Philipp Webb, the architect, created this house in reaction of Victorian pomposity, and launched at the same time the Arts and Craft movement.
It is an example of the Gothic Revical style of architecture, like the Strawberry Hill House.
After the death of the architect chosen for the project, Alfred Waterhouse took over the construction of the building and imposed a Romanesque style on the facades of the museum.