Biggest Victorian Mansion Ever?

Bishop’s Palace (also known as Gresham’s Castle) is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, and most representative Victorian Second Empire homes still in existence today.  Constructed in 1892 in Galveston, Texas, the home is four stories high, and filled with marble columns, mahogany fireplaces, stained glass windows, wood carvings, decorative plaster ceilings, ceilings up to 14 feet high, and a 40 foot tall staircase.

Published in: on February 6, 2011 at 2:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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