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Queen Ann Style Home

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Architecture: Queen Ann Style Home

History

Queen Anne Style Home ~ Design Build PlannersThe Queen Ann Style began in Britain. It was made popular in the 1870’s by George Devey and Norman Shaw. They continued two decades into the twentieth century. Queen Anne Style homes are designed different depending on what part of the world you are in. Some of the older Queen Ann Style Homes had gargoyle statues which you see in many older horror movies. They have many shapes and sizes. They are all elaborate and very well decorated. A Queen Ann Style Home is asymmetrical. It has a steep roof with an irregular shape. The roof will look like a steeple which is a unique feature on most Queen Ann Homes. The roof is usually is usually constructed with slate or wood.This style home will usually be found in a historic section of town. Continue reading