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Also referred to as Victorian Gothic or Neo-Gothic, is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740’s in England. Developed from Romanesque style.

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Gothic Revival

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Common Materials

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Bricks and Stones

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allowed a greater ceiling height and supported the weight of the roof.

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Pointed Arches

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This produced eye-catching ceiling patterns when viewed from below. could be created with less human capital and greater flexibility.

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Ribbed Vaults

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Helped bring the idea of open space and light to the cathedrals through stability and structure, by supporting the clerestory and the weight of the high roofs.

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Flying Buttresses

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One of the most recognizable features of Gothic architecture

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Stained Glass

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The name behind Britain’s foremost Gothic Revival monument, the Westminster Palace (a.k.a. the House of Parliament).

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Charles Barry

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He had no formal architectural training and did not need to work to support himself, but rose to the top of his field on the strength of his engineering background, historical knowledge, and refined sensibilities. St Patrick’s Cathedral

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James Renwick Jr