He was just 24 years old and the publication was highly critical of everything that he disliked about where architecture had got to. Pugin was very religious and he presented a new vision for where architecture and architectural detailing should go to instead. He was very much at the leading edge of what became known as the Gothic Revival. This lecture presents Pugin’s case and provides a unique inside view of Pugins home – The Grange. The story is put into context with comparative examples of social development at the time.