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  - Judith - Goodreads

This book is essential for anyone writing fiction set in these periods. It is well-illustrated with clear B&W photographs, plans, and layouts of houses and rooms. It is a superb guide to anyone renovating their Regency house, Read full review

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User Review  - Jillian_Leigh - LibraryThing

An excellent introduction to the architectural styles and household fittings of the regency period. Lots of illustrations. Read full review

Contents

SECTION
7
SECTION II
82
Quick Reference Guide
117
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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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