mickysalt wrote:You mix up architecture and decoration at your peril.You said London didn't get where it was today by getting hung up on the past,
Victorian architecture owed everything to the past.
boroughbloke wrote:The Victorians had no love of St Paul's or desire to protect it. So much did they dislike its baroque (read foreign and Roman Catholic) design that they wanted to knock it down completely and replace it with something a bit more English.... A bit more gothic.
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