The Resource Georgian & Regency houses explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)

Georgian & Regency houses explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)

Label
Georgian & Regency houses explained
Title
Georgian & Regency houses explained
Statement of responsibility
Trevor Yorke
Title variation
Georgian and Regency houses explained
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Georgian or Regency house conjures up a distinct and much admired image. Elegance, refinement and beautiful proportions have made this period an inspiration for later architects and a popular choice for today's house buyer. Whether it is the grand, symmetrical facades embellished with classical motifs or elegant terrace arranged around spacious communal gardens, this easy to understand guide looks behind the distinctive public face of houses dating from 1714 to 1830. It explains how and why they were built, laid out and designed, how they appeared inside and who owned them. Using his own drawings, diagrams and photographs, author Trevor Yorke explains all aspects of the Georgian and Regency house and provides a comprehensive guide for those who are renovating, tracing the history of their own home or simply interested in houses of this notable period. The book is divided into three sections. The first outlines the history of the period, which affected how houses were planned and built, explains the development, structure and design, and describes the plans, materials and construction. The second steps inside and looks at the different rooms and their fittings, what they were used for and how they would have appeared. The final section contains a quick reference guide with notes on dating houses, suggestions for further reading, a glossary of unfamiliar terms and details of places to visit
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Yorke, Trevor
Dewey number
728/.0942
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
England's living history
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  • Architecture, Georgian
  • Architecture, Regency
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Dwellings
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Georgian & Regency houses explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781846748066
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11901488
Publisher number
MWT11901488
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Georgian & Regency houses explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781846748066
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11901488
Publisher number
MWT11901488
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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