Decorated style

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Dec·o·rat·ed style

A style of English Gothic architecture of the late 1200s to the mid-1300s, characterized by rich ornamentation, especially in window tracery.
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Decorated style


Decorated architecture

(Architecture) a 14th-century style of English architecture characterized by the ogee arch, geometrical tracery, and floral decoration
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He produced 353 drawings over a period of 18 months, a colossal job to entrust to a 20-year-old; its whole manner mimics the elaborately bordered and decorated style of Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer, but in a much cheaper medium.
The church of St Crallo at Coychurch, near Bridgend, has stone foundations and architecture from the transitional period between the so-called Early English style of the late 1200s and the Decorated style.
It was built in the C14th in the Decorated style, was burned down in the 15th, then rebuilt piecemeal until Margaret Stanley, formerly Beaufort, arrived together with her patronage after the Tudor triumph at Bosworth Field in 1485.