Dinham Victoriana

Morriss and Hoverd* cite this house on the corner of Castle Square and Dinham as an example of the sort of Victorian excess Ludlovians should be grateful to have mostly avoided.


I admit that it’s somewhat eclectic and even florid, but it’s not as untypical of Shropshire as they suggest, and I quite like it. But then we lived for several years in a just-after-Edwardian building in the Home Counties that also had its pretentions.


*The Buildings of Ludlow, by Richard Morriss and Ken Hoverd, Alan Sutton Publishing, 1993

David Harley

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