Georgian and Regency Houses Explained

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Countryside Books, 2007 - Architecture - 128 pages
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The Georgian and Regency house conjures up a distinct and much admired image. Elegance, refinement and beautiful proportions have made this period an inspiration for later architects and a popular choice for today's house buyer. Using his own drawings, diagrams and photographs, author Trevor Yorke explains all aspects of the Georgian and Regency house and provides a comprehensive guide to the houses of this notable peiod. The book is divided into three sections, outling the history of the period; stepping inside the different rooms and their fittings, what they were used for and how they would have appeared; and the final section contains a quick reference guide with notes on dating houses, suggestions for further reading, a glossary of unfamiliar terms and details of places to visit.

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User Review  - Jillian Leigh - Goodreads

This is an excellent research tool. It details the architectural styles of Georgian houses, with illustrations, and does a creditable job of discussing rooms and fittings (although not in the same detail). Read full review

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User Review  - Mary Robinette Kowal - Goodreads

This was incredibly detailed and helpful. While the volume is quite slim, there is no wasted space in it. Mr. Yorke not only discusses the architecture, but also the social conditions that led to the ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Trevor Yorke is a popular author and artist who specialises in period architecture. His many books include British Architectural Styles, Georgian and Regency Houses Explained and The English Village Explained.

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