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.
TUDOR HOUSE STYLE 14851560
ELIZABETHAN AND JACOBEAN HOUSE STYLE 15601660
RESTORATION HOUSE STYLE 16601714
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18th century Adam style architects architecture Art Deco Arts and Crafts balusters bay windows became brick building built carved casement windows ceiling centre cheaper chimneys class housing class terrace Classical style coloured columns cornice dado designed detached house diaper patterns distinctive feature doorways Dutch gables Edwardian houses examples Exterior Style facade fanlight finest houses Fireplace surrounds fitted floor front door glass glazing bars Gothic hall hipped roof horizontal House Style house with labels interiors Jacobean jetties large house large terrace larger houses late Victorian later linenfold medieval middle class mock timber Mock Tudor mullions Neo Georgian newel posts Palladian panes Parapet pediments pitched roofs plain popular porch rear rectangular Richard Norman Shaw Rococco sash windows semi semi-circular semi-detached house service rooms Shallow pitched shaped side stairs stone dressing storey structure stucco style house symmetrical terrace house timber framing triangular upper usually vertical wall wallpaper Wealden House