Queen Anne style

Queen Anne style

(1875–1890)
Similar to high Victorian, an exuberant and eclectic style in texture, form, and massing. Based on Elizabethan andJacobean precedents, brick and stone were combined in bold contrast with tall thin chimneys, multiple gables, complex roof shapes and turrets, towers, and bay windows, all with small-scale detailing.

Queen Anne style

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1. English architecture during the reign of Queen Anne, from 1702 to 1714; primarily country houses and many houses in the suburbs of London, often of red brick. Characterized by a dignified simplicity and moderateness in scale; avoidance of the appearance of massiveness; hipped roofs hidden behind parapets; sash windows.
2. An eclectic style of domestic architecture primarily of the 1870s and 1880s in England and the United States; misnamed after Queen Anne; actually based on country-house and cottage Elizabethan architecture. A blending of Tudor Gothic, English Renaissance, Flemish, (and in the United States on Colonial elements), houses in this style usually are characterized by an asymmetrical façade with emphasis on verticality; often, a front-facing gable; commonly, timber-framed and irregular in plan and elevation; decorative trusses, bracketed posts, gingerbread in the form of spindlework, finials, and cast-iron cresting; textured shingles, masonry with variations in wall surface treatment and color; carved ornamentation, and patterned horizontal siding; contrasting wall materials used in combination with the various stories decorated differently;
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BUILT in Queen Anne style in the 18th century, Hanbury Hall in Droitwich is another rare Grade 1 Listed feather in the West Midlands' cap.
In case you're eager to bone up on your architectural styles, it's the towers (often with conical roofs) that give away the Queen Anne style, popular from the 1870s until after the turn of the century.
The original eclectic exterior of the building, described as the Queen Anne style with Richardsonian Romanesque and Sullivanesque relief ornamentation, had round turrets on three of the building s corners.
Broker Guthrie Garvin is asking $19,500,000 for the five-story Queen Anne style townhouse.
Its eclectic 19th-century Queen Anne style with French and Flemish Renaissance influenced detailing brings a strong level of architectural flair and elaboration that is above that found on standard commercial buildings of this date and has resulted in an imposing building that maKes a strong architectural statement".
With its architectural style, charming gardens and beautifully lit rooms, Kemberton House is a rare chance to own an excellent example of a Queen Anne style home.
FROM the photograph these appear to be a pair of Queen Anne style dining chairs, probably made at the beginning of the 20th century.
Cool factor: When it comes to sheer design scope, this city has it all--from Queen Anne style to Frank Gehry
The earliest candlestick shown here is the one in the Queen Anne style with the square base and canted corners, which dates to between 1730 and 1750.
English Heritage say it has Queen Anne style design, it has an entry in Pevsners Guide To British Architecture, and even Prince Charles has written to say that he is "saddened to learn of the demolition of such a fine building".
American historian and museum consultant Delehanty and photographer Richard Sexton offer an illustrated overview of San Fransisco's Victorian architecture, from the Mansard and Queen Anne style homes of Pacific Heights, to the beautiful Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.
There was a manor house at Newbold Revel in Saxon times and after a series of owners, it was demolished and rebuilt in the Queen Anne style by the Skipworth family in 1716.