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Architecture in the Elizabethan era.

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gerardo alvarez

on 23 October 2013

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Transcript of Architecture in the Elizabethan era.

Architecture in the Elizabethan era.
Architecture of Elizabethan Houses
The Architecture of Elizabethan houses were highly distinctive. Many examples of Elizabethan house can be seen in England to this day. This proves how well the houses were built and that they were built to last.
The actual architecture of middle class housing were very similar to traditional medieval styles.
Glass windows.
These houses were the ones of the upper or middle classes, panes of glass were added this would then replace horn and wooden shutters, The inside then is more brighter and airier.
the small pieces of glass for the windows were joined together with lead.

Thatched Roofs
middle and lower class houses had thatched roofs. This was then either made of straw or reeds.
Bundles of this was piled on to the frame of the roof, the bundles had a circumference of between 24 to 27 inches and could range from 4 to 7 feet.
The roof was the only place for animals to get warm so that is where they lived.
More stuff...
During the region of Elizabethan I at this time English house adopted the idea of a loon gallery being the chief reception room.
between 1607 and 1611 the Hatfield house was built by Robert Cecil all by himself....
what a trooper!
Fun facts
the houses look old.
the houses are pretty lame. (compared to now)
the houses look like house from the fable game.
Elizabethan houses.
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