High Victorian Gothic


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High Victorian Gothic

A style characterized by complex exteriors, often with bays, towers and turrets, typically with contrasting colors and textures of brick or stone, especially as horizontal bands and voussoirs in alternating colors.

High Victorian Gothic

A very elaborate, highly detailed interpretation of the Gothic Revival in its last phase, from about 1860 to 1890; may have bands of polychromed masonry and multicolored brickwork or roofing tiles; is heavy in appearance, as exemplified by its massive gables and porches; sometimes called Late Gothic Revival or Ruskinian Gothic. Some architectural historians avoid this designation, regarding the adjective “Victorian” merely as descriptive of an age that encompassed a number of specific exuberant, ornate, and highly decorative architectural styles.
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Having originally opened in 1873 as the Midland Grand Hotel, the structure is applauded for its dramatic High Victorian Gothic architecture and stately interior and is celebrated as one of the most impressive Victorian buildings in London and the UK.
HISTORIC buildings across North Wales are sharing in grants worth over pounds 360,000 to help preserve the region's heritage Among them are an Anglesey church with Tudor connections, a fine example of high Victorian gothic in Rhyl, and one of the most significant medieval towers in North Wales.
From here, the early parsonages and village schools of the Ecclesiological architects, by Scott, Street and Butterfield, took off, leading directly to Morris's Red House, and we are thus on the more familiar territory of High Victorian gothic.
That Eidlitz created a High Victorian Gothic space for the Assembly and Richardson a Romanesque space for the Senate seems to have only added to the project's stylistic confusion.
448 Broome Street is a cast-iron building designed by Frederick Clark Withers in 1871, and is the only building in SoHo that reflects the High Victorian Gothic style.
After sitting empty for almost a decade, the building has been restored to its original High Victorian Gothic cottage style, but also modernized to meet the present and future needs of the police department.
The state secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs has decided against requiring an environmental impact report on a plan to demolish the 135-year-old High Victorian Gothic style tower, making way for the Worcester Hospital and Recovery Center to open this year.
Gilded, heavy and beautifully engraved, these objects embody the social history of worship and the design preoccupations of the secular world, as in the archaeological ornament on a Regency set from St Pancras, the familiar High Victorian Gothic Revival, or a Lutyens-designed gold flagon from St Paul's Cathedral.
The property has been a much-loved landmark in the town and is an example of high Victorian Gothic architecture.
It was built in the high Victorian gothic style in the 1860s and previous owners include steel company owner Sir Arthur Dorman.
Born in Greenwich, of French ancestry, Teulon established a successful practice specialising in high Victorian Gothic churches and restorations from about 1840.
Dedicated in 1873, the church was built in the High Victorian Gothic style of brick and granite, and is the largest among the religious buildings centered around the Common.

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