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Tudor Revival Style — 1890 to 1940

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Tudor Revival

Tudor Revival Characteristics

The short answer

During the second half the 19th century, Tudor-style architecture was revived in Great Britain. Eventually, the style made its way to the US during the last quarter of the 19th century where it was incorporated into homes across America for about 50 years, finally giving way to a streamlined, smaller style that became known as English Cottage. The Storybook style also borrows from Tudor Revival elements.

The essential characteristics of a Tudor Revival house usually include the use of half-timbering, oversized fireplaces, and the use of brick and stucco siding. Roofs are steeply pitched, and dormers and overhangs are common.

Early 20th century bungalow plans often incorporated the half timbering and exterior finishes and design elements of the Tudor Revival to create a charming hybrid. There are several models shown in The Bungalow Book by Henry Wilson such as No. 606.

 

 


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