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."
also-can: Victorian terrace houses, Parkville. I can’t say these are my favourite Victorian terrace houses because these are as common as muck in Melbourne town, but I do have a fondness for polychromatic brick and lacework of the cast iron variety.
Georgetown, CO. west of Denver, Georgetown is a delightful Victorian village set in a spectacular mountain valley with 200 restored buildings from the 1870’s. The main street has shops and restaurants and many of the old homes have been turned into antique stores. The Georgetown Loop Railroad operates in the summer months with narrow gauge steam locomotives curling down a mountain ledge, at one point crossing over a 90-foot (27 m) high trestle. Via I-70 W 45.54 mins