Queen Anne and Victorian Architectural Styles Taylore Hunter June 10, 2013 Queen Anne Victorian
Queen Anne Architectural Style • Popular during the last quarter of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century, which was during the reign of Queen Anne (1880-1910). • # of Stories:Approximately 2-3 • Materials Varied: Patterned brick or stone, wood shingles, clapboard, slate, stucco, and terracotta panels, decorative stone panels, and paint. • Distinctive Features: Artistic expression in the patterns and details, bold and unconventional color schemes, and sculptural shapes. Queen Anne Wood Shingles
Continued Bluecoat Chambers Winslow Hall • Visual Design Elements and Principles: Asymmetrical, contrast, a variety of surface textures, elaborated decorative gables, flat surfaces, spandrel panels, and a variety of shapes. • Examples: Winslow Hall in Buckinghamshire, Bluecoat Chambers in Liverpool, and County Hall in Wakefield. • Mainly for residential and commercial use. • Architects: Richard Norman Shaw, James Gibson, and Samuel Russell. • This style is most commonly used in Britain, the United States, and Australia.
Victorian Architectural style Queen Victoria • During the middle and late 19th century, which was during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). • 2-3 stories. • Materials: Wood, decorative stone, paint, and brick. • Distinctive Features: Decorative trim, vibrant colors, ornate wooden detail, and steep or mansard roofing. • Visual Design Elements and Principles: Vibrant colors, variety of shapes, textured wall surfaces, asymmetrical shape.
Continued Mentmore Towers Alexander Thomson • Examples: Central Hall of the Natural History Museum in London, St. Pancras Railway Station and Midland Hotel in London, and Mentmore Towers. • Mainly for residential and commercial use. • Architects: Alexander Thomson, Archibald Simpson, and Alexander Marshall Mackenzie. • This style is most commonly used in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Works Cited • “Queen Anne Style Architecture”, wikiepedia.org, 10. Jun. 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Anne_style_architecture • “Historic Styles/ Queen Anne 1880-1910”, wentworthstudio.com, 10. Jun. 2013. http://www.wentworthstudio.com/historic-styles/queen-anne • “Victorian Architecture”, frontdoor.com, 10. Jun. 2013. http://www.frontdoor.com/home-styles/victorian-architecture