"I was back in Oxford looking out over Christ Church meadow through a window of Ruskin-Gothic"
The Meadow Building with its numerous lancet windows
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeThe Meadow Building with its numerous lancet windows - Credit: Ozeye, Flickr

Charles is reminded of Sebastian's university rooms in Christ Church's Meadow Building.

Ruskin-Gothic was the style of architecture favoured by the art critic John Ruskin, also known as Venetian Gothic.

A particular feature of Venetian Gothic architecture is the lancet window, a tall narrow window with a pointed arch at the top.

Doge's Palace, Venice - an example of Venetian Gothic architecture
Creative Commons AttributionDoge's Palace, Venice - an example of Venetian Gothic architecture - Credit: Sue Elias, Flickr