Definition of Strawberry Hill from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Strawberry Hill

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a large house by the River Thames, west of London, well known for its Gothic architecture. Horace Walpole bought the house in 1749 and added several towers and detailed and complicated decorations. It is one of the earliest examples of the Gothic Revival, and the style of architecture which it influenced is sometimes referred to as 'Strawberry Hill Gothic'.