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Perpendicular

Perpendicular  

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Denoting the latest stage of English Gothic church architecture, prevalent from the late 14th to mid 16th centuries and characterized by broad arches, elaborate fan vaulting, and large windows with ...
John Clyve

John Clyve  

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(fl. 1362–92).English mason. He worked at Windsor Castle, Berks. (1362–3), and was master-mason of Worcester Cathedral Priory (1366–7). He was probably responsible for the tower, north porch, ...
Alexander Marshall Mackenzie

Alexander Marshall Mackenzie  

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(1848–1933).Scots architect. He practised with James Matthews (1820–98) in Aberdeen from 1877, designing Greyfriars Church (1906) and the Marischal College (1904–6) in that city, the latter an ...
John Croxton

John Croxton  

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(fl. 1411–47).English mason. He worked at Guildhall, London, in 1411, when that structure was begun, and was associated with it for most of his career. He was undoubtedly the architect, and the crypt ...
pointed

pointed  

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1 Rough masonry finish made by a pick or pointing tool, with a picked face (i.e. with only the coarsest projections removed) also called pecking.2 Type of arch.3 With a capital P, ‘Pointed’ refers to ...
Free Tudor

Free Tudor  

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Style in which late-Perpen-dicular, Tudor, or Elizabethan forms were mingled in a free manner in the late C19 and early C20, e.g. the work of Leonard Stokes.
Segar Owen

Segar Owen  

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(1874–1929).English architect. He was articled to and later (1896) was in partnership with his father, William Owen (1850–1910), architect, of Warrington, Ches. In 1895–6 he worked with G. E. Street. ...
architectural styles

architectural styles  

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Buildings designed in the style of the Romans continued to be erected in western Europe until the end of the 12th century. In Britain this Romanesque style is divided into the Saxon and Norman ...
William de Ramsey

William de Ramsey  

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(fl. 1323–d. 1349).English master-mason. He worked at Norwich Cathedral on the cloisters under John de Ramsey in the 1320s, and probably on St Ethelbert's Chapel over the gate to the precincts. ...
diocese of Gloucester

diocese of Gloucester  

The see, conterminous with Gloucestershire, was founded in 1541 by Henry VIII from part of the Worcester diocese. The Norman cathedral, previously St Peter's Benedictine abbey church, was partly ...
medieval architecture

medieval architecture  

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Architecture of Europe in the Middle Ages from the end of C8 to the first half of C16, thus including the Romanesque and Gothic (or Pointed) styles.
John de Sponlee

John de Sponlee  

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(fl. 1350–d. c.1386).English mason. Most of his work was at Windsor Castle, Berks., where he began the Vestry and Chapter House in 1350, built the Canons' Lodgings (1353), Treasury with vaulted porch ...
Edward Graham Paley

Edward Graham Paley  

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(1823–95).English architect, a pupil of Edmund Sharpe (1809–77), with whom he was in practice 1845–51 as Sharpe & Paley. From 1851 he practised as E. G. Paley, and in 1868 the firm became Paley & ...
Sir Charles Barry

Sir Charles Barry  

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(1795–1860).London-born English architect and fine draughtsman. In Rome and Florence he studied Renaissance architecture, and these investigations were to be of great importance in the development of ...
Flamboyant

Flamboyant  

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Of or denoting a style of French Gothic architecture marked by wavy flamelike tracery and ornate decoration.
Early English

Early English  

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The first of the Gothic styles of architecture in England, it succeeded the Romanesque or Norman and was in general use from the end of the 12th to the end of the 13th centuries. Although the Gothic ...
Decorated

Decorated  

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Denoting a stage of English Gothic church architecture typical of the 14th century (between Early English and Perpendicular), with increasing use of decoration and geometrical, curvilinear, and ...
Canterbury

Canterbury  

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In 597 St Augustine arrived in Canterbury and established his first church there. He had been instructed to organize England in two provinces, with archbishops at London and York, but from the first ...
parish churches

parish churches  

There are parish churches of all sizes, ages, and architectural styles, with internal fittings equally diverse. What is common to all of them is that they are buildings at the centres of their ...
Jacobean

Jacobean  

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Of or relating to the reign (1603–25) of James I of England; (of furniture) in the style prevalent during the reign of James I, especially being the colour of dark oak.

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