Tudor Revival half-timbering, particularly in the gable ends, employed to emulate the timber-framed cottages of centuries past. Here the gable ends are extended & fitted with elaborate bargeboards made of intricately arranged timbers.
#Tudor #Architecture #history - there is a tendency to call any building with exposed timber frame structure as TUDOR - however this term applies to the period 1485-1603 ending with the death of Elizabeth I and anything beyond that is "Tudor style"
Architectural Remains of the Reigns of Elizabeth and James I', C.J. Richardson (1840) Elizabethan architecture indulged in geometrical ornament. However, it is often quite difficult to appreciate this. Houses like Burghley and Hardwick, or the Triangular Lodge, Rushton, have masses of fine decoration at roof level, creating spiky profiles. Rarely do we have the opportunity to inspect this: unlike Elizabethan courtiers, we don’t promenade on the roofs.