Norman style


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(Arch.) a style of architecture which arose in the tenth century, characterized by great massiveness, simplicity, and strength, with the use of the semicircular arch, heavy round columns, and a great variety of ornaments, among which the zigzag and spiral or cable-formed ornaments were prominent.

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MANY examples of Norman style motte and bailey castles were built in our region.
They adapt contemporary catwalk trends and popular fashions to the Jane Norman style, creating a unique and individual look that you will love.
The building dates from the late 12th Century, just as the Norman style was giving way to Early English, but there's plenty of evidence that it was not the first place of Christian worship in the parish, perhaps as early as the 7th Century.