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Strawberry Hill a house in Twickenham rebuilt after the Gothic style between 1750 and 1770 by Horace Walpole, which gave its name to an early phase of the Gothic revival inspired and epitomized by this house.

strawberry leaves the row of conventional figures of the leaf on the coronet of a duke, marquis, or earl.

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