The house is typical for its era, drawing on Edwardian/ Tudorbethan
architectural styling, and has plenty of original features that complement the updated fixtures and fittings that make it a very desirable home for a family.
Prominent landmarks on the Ridge include a neo-Gothic structure of Church from 1844 and a Tudorbethan
styled library built in 1910.
They treasured their remaining Elizabethan homes and in the first half of the century revived the "Tudorbethan
" style for "newly designed country houses." Romantic and Victorian fiction like Sir Walter Scott's Kenilworth (1821), Thornfield Hall in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre (1847), Queen's Crawley in Thackeray's Vanity Fair (1847-48), the Hall in Anne Bronte's The Tenant of Wildfell Flail (1849), and Ullathorne Court in Trollope's Barchester Towers (1857), contributed to the style's popularity.
The city is famous for its buildings styled in tudorbethan
and neo-gothic architecture dating from the colonial era.
Looking along the streets we saw glints of arts and crafts, Tudorbethan
, and neoclassical, and a couple of spires to make the feet fidget.
He's had good horses down the years, in the shape of top two-year-old Scarteen Fox, good sprinter Kathology and 1984 Jersey winner Miss Silca Key, but the reason we're sitting here today, in the plush upholstery of his smart Tudorbethan
home down a leafy Essex avenue, is Libranno, the juvenile who has caught everybody on the hop by landing the July Stakes and the Richmond Stakes in rapid succession.
The concept underlying Richard Jones's production and Ultz's sets was an update from Shakespeare's times to Windsor of the 1940s, either in the closing months of the war or just after, since there were GIs about (of which Fenton was one) and the garden of the Fords' Tudorbethan
house had been turned into a dig-for-victory cabbage patch.
The clean and uncompromising light rendered by the game is particularly suited to Koenig-like spaces, but you'll find Tudorbethan
palaces and castle complexes, too - every suburban aspiration that will fit on an orthogonal lot - along with the odd abstract experiment.
Architecturally, some of the pubs were very grand and we've highlighted all the traditional stone-built pubs on the map - the Borough Arms, the Victoria - and also the rebuilds such as the Aletaster and The Seven Stars, which I describe as Edwardian Tudorbethan
(24) Sadly, the equally useful word 'Tudorbethan
' seems only to be used (since 1933 according to the Oxford English Dictionary) as an alternative to the architectural term 'mock-Tudor'.
The semi-detached Tudorbethan
occupied by Lyn Hymers and her multigenerational clan (husband Michael, divorced daughter Kirstie, and preteen grandsons Ben and Thomas) is no less authentic and anachronistic than the turn-of-the-century residence of the Bowler family, a late-Victorian townhouse in Greenwich furnished with gaslights and boom-mics, chamber pots and video cameras.
Penarth-based architect Chris Loyn says, 'It's a very strange phenomenon that we would come home in our state-of-the art, recyclable BMW and walk straight into a neo-Georgian house with a Tudorbethan
portico to enter through.