Tudor style
Tudor Tu"dor, a. Of or pertaining to a royal line of England, descended from Owen Tudor of Wales, who married the widowed queen of Henry V. The first reigning Tudor was Henry VII.; the last, Elizabeth. [1913 Webster]

{Tudor style} (Arch.), the latest development of Gothic architecture in England, under the Tudors, characterized by flat four-centered arches, shallow moldings, and a profusion of paneling on the walls. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • TUDOR (STYLE) — TUDOR STYLE Style qui correspond à peu près aux règnes de cinq souverains Tudor (1485 1603) bien que des changements notables apparaissent surtout après 1500. Jusqu’à la fin du XVe siècle, le mobilier gothique utilise les mêmes éléments… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • TUDOR STYLE —    English architecture from the Tudor Period (1485 1603) combined elements from the late Gothic Perpendicular and the Renaissance styles to create a uniquely regional style favored in England from the Renaissance and in the United States up… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Tudor Style — Westminster Abbey, Kapelle für den englischen König Heinrich VII. Schloss Thornbury in Gloucestershire …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tudor style — Architectural style in England (1485–1558) that made lavish use of half timbering (see timber framing), as well as oriels, gables, decorative brickwork, and rich plasterwork. Exposed diagonal bracing usually occurs at building corners, with the… …   Universalium

  • Tudor-style — Tuˈdor style adjective Tudoresque • • • Main Entry: ↑Tudor …   Useful english dictionary

  • tudor-style — a. (Arch.) Decorated English …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Tudor style architecture — The Tudor style in architecture is the final development of medieval architecture during the Tudor period (1485 ndash;1603) and even beyond, for conservative college patrons. It followed the Perpendicular style and, although superseded by… …   Wikipedia

  • TUDOR REVIVAL STYLE —    Tudor Revival, an outgrowth of the Tudorbethan style (c. 1835 1885), was introduced in England in reaction to the perceived overly ornate Victorian architecture. It appears most often in domestic buildings from around the 1910s through the… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Tudor architecture — may refer to:*Tudor style architecture, the first architecture from the Tudor period *A style typified by Tudor City, popular in apartment buildings and housing cooperatives in New York City in the 1920s *Tudorbethan architecture, a modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Tudor — Tu dor, a. Of or pertaining to a royal line of England, descended from Owen Tudor of Wales, who married the widowed queen of Henry V. The first reigning Tudor was Henry VII.; the last, Elizabeth. [1913 Webster] {Tudor style} (Arch.), the latest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”