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Decorated style


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. a name given by some writers to the perfected English Gothic architecture; it may be considered as having flourished from about a. d. 1300 to a. d. 1375.


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  • The oldest portions of the cathedral, dating from 1180 belong to the period of transition from the Early English to the Decorated style of architecture; the additions of Bishop Gower, including the beautiful stone rood screen, are excellent examples of the Decorated style, while to the north of the cathedral are the ruins of his magnificent episcopal palace.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman


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