Victorian architecture


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Noun1.Victorian architecture - a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen VictoriaVictorian architecture - a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria; characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation
architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture - architecture as a kind of art form
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Indeed, it's probably only a stroke of good fortune that bits of Huddersfield's Victorian architecture survives where it does.
Using a contemporary interior with a traditional twist, the design contradicts but complements the Victorian architecture, providing luxury hotel accommodation.
Planners, who recommend approval of the scheme on Friday, say Minories House is a good example of Victorian architecture and its retention and conversion is welcome and use for student accommodation is acceptable in principle.
Ian McCarthy, Liverpool Vision project director, said: ``Liverpool city centre has an extremely rich architectural heritage, with some of the world's finest Georgian and Victorian architecture.
Set in its own extensive, landscaped gardens in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside, Ragdale Hall combines state-of-the-art facilities with the charm of traditional Victorian architecture to create one of the most luxurious and relaxing health resorts in the country.
He claims examples of Victorian architecture in the Welsh capital could be used to market the city in the same way as Dublin earned itself a reputation as home to some of the best Georgian buildings in the world.
With a growing demand for exclusive family homes in the pounds 1 million price range, prospective buyers, it seems, won't be looking at the charms of the site's Victorian architecture
Georgian and Victorian architecture make the most of the family home's elevated location - the office was a recent addition but other rooms still hold a wealth of original features.
The walk will concentrate on the heritage of the market, which is a good example of late Victorian architecture and engineering.
The top two towns are both seaside resorts with sandy beaches, beautiful and unspoiled - even dramatic -nearby countryside, graceful Georgian and Victorian architecture, sumptuous and exotic public gardens, a wide range of activities plus quality shops and restaurants and at least one top-flight theatre/concert hall.
Ashbrooke is known for its striking Victorian architecture and brilliant local amenities including an array of bars, cafAs and shops.
The Arts Council-backed production aims to highlight the diverse aspects of Liverpool's Victorian architecture and want a disabled crew to shoot the film.

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