British Architectural Styles: An Easy Reference Guide
Here is a compact and useful guide, filled with detailed drawings, to help put a date to the variety of buildings we see around us. It covers an immense range of structures and styles from 1500 to 1950. In addition, there is a glossary of architectural terms and a historical time chart. The book will prove an invaluable companion whether visiting grand houses open to the public or just simply strolling around the streets of villages, towns and cities.
18th century Adam style architects architecture Art Deco Arts and Crafts balusters bay windows became brick building built carved casement windows ceiling centre chimneys class housing class terrace Classical style coloured columns dado designed detached house diaper patterns doorways dormer Dutch gables Edwardian houses examples Exterior fašade fanlight finest houses Fireplace surrounds fitted floor front door glass glazing bars Gothic half basement hall hipped roof House Style house with labels Interior Style Jacobean jetties large house large terrace larger houses late Victorian later medieval middle class mock timber Mock Tudor mullions Neo Georgian newel posts ║ ║ ║ Palladian panes pediment pitched roofs plain popular porches rail Richard Norman Shaw Robert Smythson Rococco Sash windows semi semi-circular Semi-detached house Service rooms shaped Stairs Stone dressing storey structure style house symmetrical tall terrace house timber framing upper usually vertical wall wallpaper Wealden House