Stone lace

The Royal Pavilion in Brighton (England) is a famous landmark.

Building started in 1778 and was finished in 1823 –

And the entire building was a seaside retreat for Prince George.

(And what a fabulous home it was for him! The interiors are exquisite.)

The outside of Bath stone is all stone lace, minarets and domes,

(Very much influenced by India).

Well worth a visit!

For more amazing architecture, please visit: Our World.

46 thoughts on “Stone lace

  1. Hello, looks like grand place to stay. A lovely resort. Enjoy your day, wishing you a great new week ahead.


  2. “…Very much influenced by India.” Yes, Fiona, that’s exactly what I thought when I viewed these STUNNING images! They reminded me of the movie, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” I LOVED that film. Great story! Great cast!

    Thanks for sharing the beauty, my friend!

    Have a superb week! 🙂


  3. I have some beautiful photo’s of this building too…It is very photogenic 🙂 only been inside once back in the 80’s but visited Brighton as recently as 2014. Love your pics!


  4. Been to England many times, and been around Brighton but have never done the town! It is on my bucket list though.


  5. I’ve been past the Pavilion on a previous trip to England but I wasn’t the driver so could not stop…. but thanks for the pictures, it’s a marvellous building, and I’d love to see it in person. Next time.


  6. Lady Fi – “stone lace” is a perfect and pull-me-in description! Well done. Can you imagine such a structure being built today? And for “one person”?


  7. So cool, the oldest buildings around here might be from the Civil War, actually one I saw today was but it was in pieces and the opposite of opulent. It would be funny to hear your pooches tap, tap, tapping around what I imagine are stone floors in the pavilion.


  8. We visited Bath! What great memories …. it’s fun to see a place we’ve visited here through your eyes! Usually I just wish I could visit the wonders you see ….this time, I only wish I could see it again ))


  9. I admire this rich and beautifully decorated architecture. I like such places. Visiting them always gives me great pleasure. I am also happy to learn about stories and legends related to a given place.


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