Victorian Style ● Most popular in the US between 1860 – 1900 ● In eastern America they typically have 3 stories ● In western America they typically have 1-2 stories ● Materials were usually bricks or local stone and were roofed with slate stone ● They were originally located in the UK but were brought to America by the British.
Common Features Bay window(window that sticks out of a house, that can have windows on the side of it) Dentils(Molding going around the house with rectangle holes in it) Column Dormer(window that sticks out from the roof that has a roof of its own) Clapboard siding(wood siding) Transom(opening window above a door or window) Turret(small, skinny tower usually at the corner of a building) Portico(porch with a roof) Mansard roof(roof with two slopes, and often it is flat on top)
Popular Victorian house styles British Arts and Crafts movement Gothic Revival Italianate Jacobethan Neoclassicism Neo-Grec Painted ladies Queen Anne Renaissance Revival Romanesque Revival Second Empire Stick-Eastlake Industrial architecture
References Features of Victorian Style Architecture. (n.d.). Eastconn.org. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from www.eastconn.org/tah/FeaturesOfVictorianStyleArchitecture.pdf Victorian architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_architecture Victorian house - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved January 25, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_house