John Calvin Owings House, 787 West Main Street, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina.
Whittier, CA Victorian by lionman2084 on Flickr
The beauty of England and her country houses. Once the pride of the nation and envy of many others, these large, wonderfully sprawling structures dominated the countrysides they once stood upon. However, with the decay of the aristocracy, the houses themselves followed suit. Some, such as Trentham Hall, were demolished. Others like Witley Court burnt to a shell. These images serve as reminders that unfortunately Britain simply is not as great as it once was…
Stately Victorian house