Definition of English-Gothic
1. Noun. A Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting.
Generic synonyms: Gothic, Gothic Architecture
Specialized synonyms: Tudor Architecture
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Literary usage of English-Gothic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... the history of English Gothic architecture is largely written in its cathedrals, the great churches are very far from completing the record of English ..."
2. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1906)
"CHARACTERISTICS OF ENGLISH GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE. Monastic v. Secular Gothic—Admixtures of Romanesque -Procedure in Rebuilding— Length, Span, Height, ..."
3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"In speaking of English Gothic it lias been customary in England to divide it ... In discussing English Gothic it will be unnecessary to touch upon those ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"By this time the stylistic quality of English Gothic had been pretty well fixed in such works as Beverley choir ana transepts; Christ Church and St. ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"During the i3th century, English Gothic follows the same general course of evolution as that of northern France, but the parallelism is less close than in ..."
6. English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield by Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Joseph Pennell (1892)
"To sustain the claims of English Gothic to equality with French, however, many modern commentators lay stress upon certain minor elements. ..."