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European History: 1600s-1800s
Architectural Styles from England

European History: 1600s-1800s
European History: 1600s-1800s


Architectural Styles from England
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 8 to 12
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   9.86

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    portico, entranceways, evenly-spaced, ornate, decorative, nineteenth, wraparound, beginning, abundant, masculine, feminine, roof, trim, readily, particular, eventually
     content words:    Cornelius Wynkoop Stone House, Stone Ridge, United States, Other Georgian, Colonial America, Victorian Era, Queen Anne


Architectural Styles from England
By Sharon Fabian
  

1     Caption: Cornelius Wynkoop Stone House along US 209 in Stone Ridge, NY, USA, (Georgian style)
 
2     Before the eighteenth century, styles of architecture were created for palaces, castles, cathedrals, and other large, impressive buildings. Beginning with the Georgian style of the eighteenth century, however, architectural style could be seen in the homes of upper and middle class families as well. By the Victorian period in the nineteenth century, even more homes were being built with an eye toward a particular style.
 
3     Georgian architecture was a handsome style. It was very elegant and balanced with a classic look. It was popular in England and in other English speaking countries, including the United States.

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