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Gothic Revival

1830-1880

 

Usually built after 1860 in rural America, most Gothic Revival homes were influenced by the popular European styles of the day.


General description:

  • Two stories

  • Irregular shape

  • Gothic arched windows given even greater height by steeply pitched roof


Exterior features to consider in kitchen design:

  • Elaborate exterior trim adding structural significance to design

  • Wood, stone, or brick, with sometimes a mix of all three to add a multicolor effect


Recommended kitchen design elements:

PL-G-Art-Deco-beadboard

Cabinet Doors

  • Type: Inset

  • Style: Beaded square panel

  • Finish: Stain or paint

  • Wood: Cherry, maple, or oak

Countertops

  • Laminate

  • Soapstone

  • Granite

Flooring

  • Linoleum

  • Ceramic

  • Wood

Architectural Details

  • Crown moulding with dentil, egg & dart

  • Chair rail

 

 

 

 


 



 

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