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Characteristics of Tudor Architecture

1. Excessive use of half-timber work
2. Large groups of rectangular windows
3. Rich oriels (bay windows)
4. Complex roofs with lots of gables
5. Extravagant chimney treatments
6. Brickwork in patterns
7. Richly wood-panelled walls
8. Use of lots of modeled plasterwork
9. Often imitating renaissance concepts

2

Horizontal emphasis and regularity on the lower partitions. Regularity, symmetry and mixed classical and Mannerist elements.

Elizabethian Period

3

first Renaissance-style Architecture in England.

Hampton Court

4

Architect of Hamption Court

Cardinal Wosley

5

Earliest example of the English Interpretation of the Renaissance style.

Hardwick Hall

6

Blended Medieval and Renaissance styles characteristic of formal structures. Transition from Elizabethian to pure Renaissance.

Jacobean Peiod

7

Example of Jacobean Period Architecture

Hatfield House

8

Architect of Hatfield House

Robert Cecil

9

It is divided into two phases and this period was influenced by both Italian and French Renaissance.

Stuart Period

10

Architect influenced by Italian Renaissance.

Inigo Jones

11

Architect influenced by French Renaissance

Christopher Wren

12

Example of the second phase Stuart Period

St. Paul's Cathedral

13

The type of building which most Georgian Period was defined. It is the solution for the density of settlement in towns meant that there was a need to pack a lot of houses into a small space.

Terraces