Gothic style


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Gothic style

European furniture from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries revived in the nineteenth century. Massive oak pieces centered on the chest, stonemasonry-style carving, arcading, and vivid painting. Introduced the cupboard, wainscot chair, slab-ended stool/bench (fifteenth century), and the linefold motif.
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Do you see, close to the college, a large house with steeples, turrets, built in a handsome Gothic style, as that fool, M.
As I preferred some things to others, and especially valued my freedom, as I could fare hard and yet succeed well, I did not wish to spend my time in earning rich carpets or other fine furniture, or delicate cookery, or a house in the Grecian or the Gothic style just yet.
Translated to 'Our Lady of Paris', the original construction of Notre Dame began in 1163, and it's built in the French Gothic style.
Notre-Dame was built in the Gothic style of architecture which originated in France in the early 12th century and spread to other parts of Europe.
A period marble fireplace with wood burning stove and marble hearth is a standout feature, while the Gothic style window is fabulously striking.
WITH their Gothic style, frontwoman Heather Baron-Gracie and drummer Ciara Doran hardly have high-techno pop written all over them.
It was not only to be imposing -- 145 meters long and 157 meter tall (475 by 515 feet) -- but also a contemporary building in the then modern Gothic style. Some 70 years later, the choir was inaugurated.
Each of the seven chapters defines a Gothic style in accordance with the cultural climate of a period defined by that style.
Of Neo-Gothic design closely modeled on English Gothic style of the late fourteenth century, it is the sixth-largest cathedral in the world, the second-largest in the United States, and the highest as well as the fourth-tallest structure in Washington, D.C.
DATING back to 1864, the Elm Crest guest house in Edgerton is Grade 11 listed and a fine example of the Victorian Gothic style of architecture.
The Queen Anne/Victorian Gothic style was popular during one of Worcester's building booms; today the few that are left are valued or, as is the case with the recently departed Odd Fellows Home (built in 1890), deeply mourned, when demolition is the only answer.