British Architectural Styles: An Easy Reference Guide
Here is a compact and useful guide, filled with detailed drawings, to help put a date to the variety of buildings we see around us. It covers an immense range of structures and styles from 1500 to 1950. In addition, there is a glossary of architectural terms and a historical time chart. The book will prove an invaluable companion whether visiting grand houses open to the public or just simply strolling around the streets of villages, towns and cities.
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REGENCY HOUSE STYLE 17901830
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