Rectilinear style


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Rectilinear style

Similar to the Perpendicular style; it is characterized by perpendicular tracery and intricate stonework.
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Perpendicular style, Rectilinear style

The last and longest phase of Gothic architecture in England, ca. 1350–1550, following upon the Decorated style and eventually succeeded by Elizabethan architecture. Characterized by vertical emphasis in structure and frequently elaborate fan vaults. Its final development (1485–1547) is often referred to as Tudor architecture.
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