Georgian style


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Georgian style

Georgian architecture: example of a doorway
Georgian architecture: typical façade
In Great Britain, the term “Georgian” is usually applied to the prevailing architectural style during the reigns of George I through George IV, from 1714 to 1830; derived from classical, Renaissance, and Baroque forms. In America, it is applied to a similar architectural style that emerged about 1700 and flourished until about 1780. Georgian architecture is often characterized by a rectangular plan, often with symmetrical wings flanking each side; a symmetrical brick or stone façade; pedimented gable; projecting central pavilion or a portico often with two-story columns; monumental pilasters extended the full height of the façade; a belt course; a slate-shingled hipped roof (often truncated and enclosed with a balustrade); a decorated classical cornice; five-ranked rectangular double-hung windows; lintels above rectangular windows; front windows on the ground floor, often pedimented; frequently a Palladian window; an elaborate front entrance; either a single door or a double door, with multiple panels in each leaf; often decoratively crowned; a pediment over the door; often, a projecting hood above the door; a fanlight or transom light above the door, often with sidelights on each side of it; decorative pilasters or engaged columns flanking the doorway. In elegant homes, the front door opened into a spacious entrance hall.
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CHARACTER: This week's Dream Home was built only nine years ago, but in a Georgian style, full of character and features.
The sitting room has a Georgian style single glazed bay window to the front and feature fire surround.
In the master bedroom there are more Georgian style windows and a door leading to a separate dressing room which could alternatively be used as a study or second bedroom.
The entrance to the house is via a traditional open veranda porch and a solid timber front door complete with Georgian style windows to either side complete with shutters, from which there are spectacular views over the surrounding countryside It gives access to the large kitchen, which features a centrally-located fireplace incorporating an oil-fired cooking range which also provides hot water.
Of Georgian style, it was constructed in the 1850s and had elements of mock- Tudor design.
Beacon Pointe has been designed in the Georgian style.
LOCATED in the heart of a Northumberland village, this five-bedroom home is immaculately presented and has been built in the Georgian style to reflect the character of other homes in the area.
The Georgian style property was completely refurbished from top to bottom and given a contemporary look while the best of the period features were retained.
He has converted the Georgian style freehold property into an Indian restaurant, his second following the success of Coventry venue Turmeric Gold which has been operating for five years.
He has converted the Georgian style freehold property into a high class Indian and Asian restaurant, his second following the success of Coventry venue Turmeric Gold which has been operating for five years.
Built in an attractive Georgian style, the property is situated close to the idyllic location of Bramhall.
King's Gate is formerly the original hospital building and the first release features apartments in the Georgian style faiade of this imposing building.

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