Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/11/2011

The swindler, the cyanide pill and the underwater ballroom: The story behind Britain’s most bizarre folly

Britain may play second fiddle to Italy or France when it comes to producing beautiful buildings. But when it comes to playful, quirky constructions, we are world-beaters. Britain is the global home of the folly.

And the people behind these architectural eccentricities — extravagant creations built primarily for decoration and which often appear to be something that they’re not — are frequently just as fascinating as the buildings themselves. for more click here

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