holly village highgate, london | the main entrance to this village of eight houses commissioned by lady burdett coutts | the family's diamond-shaped coat-of-arms is carved prominently in portland stone on each building, and over the entrance arch is engraved, "Holly Village Erected by A. G. B. Coutts A.D. 1865."
Writing Prompt:You're driving late at night, and you're sure you're being followed. You need a safe place to go to get away from the person who's following you. This is the only house you come across. Who answers the door? What's it like inside? Did you find the safe haven you were looking for?
Pinner said this was the Victorian Gothic Castle. Location: U.K. but *I* and pretty sure this is the Paris Opera, grand staircase from the bottom left. Guess I could be wrong but I'm 99.9% sure this is the Opera Garniere. --cj