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Victorian architecture

A term that encompasses a number of ornate and highly decorative architectural styles, such as High Victorian Italianate, Shingle, Victorian Romanesque, Gingerbread, Queen Anne, and Gothic Revival.

Victorian architecture

1. The Revival and Eclectic architecture in 19th century Great Britain, named after the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901); also its American counterpart. Many architectural historians avoid the term Victorian architecture, considering the adjective “Victorian” merely as descriptive of an age that encompassed a number of specific exuberant, ornate, and highly decorative architectural styles.
2. A loose term that sometimes covers three picturesque phases of architecture in America: Early Victorian (1840–1860), High Victorian (1860–1880), and Late Victorian (1880– 1890) and beyond; the adjective “Victorian” is descriptive of an age that encompassed a number of specific exuberant, ornate, and highly decorative architectural styles, such as High Victorian Italianate (1860–1885), High Victorian Gothic (1860–1890), Second Empire style (1855– 1890), Stick style (1860–1885), Shingle style (1880–1890), Victorian Romanesque (1870– 1900), Gingerbread Folk architecture (1870– 1910), and Queen Anne style (1870–1910). The adjectives Victorian or High Victorian are sometimes applied to Gothic Revival and Italianate style to indicate their later, more detailed, and more elaborate phases.
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"Consideration should be given to the retention of this Victorian building as part of the overall development scheme and look at options for integrating the structure into any new development."
Preparations are already underway within the Victorian Building Authority to create a voluntary swimming pool register and online pool barrier compliance self-assessment tool in time for the 2018-19 summer period.
Originally opened in two phases in 1884 and 1901, the stunning Victorian building was the subject of a major renovation reopening in February 2000.
Hundreds of thousands of homes built in the Victorian building boom 100 years ago were sold on 99-year leases.
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The market will host free tours to reveal its history to visitors, who can expect to learn about the city's association with markets and the Victorian building's role in local life for more than 160 years.
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"St Augustine's is a fine Victorian building by Chatwin, which maintains a fine choral tradition.
A FIRE that destroyed a Victorian building is being treated as an arson attack.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting the demolition of a Victorian building are to seek financial protection if they lose their case.
But new council leaders are determined to resist any attempt to demolish nearby Tynecastle High School and Romanov may be forced to work around the grade two listed Victorian building.
WILL the people who recently perpetrated the vandalism of the Victorian building in Sir Thomas Street go unpunished?

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