78 medieval Exterior Design Photos

Orren Pickell Building Group
5 Reviews
Mettawa Residence #4
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home is an amalgamation of historical references, some classical and others vernacular, medieval and modern. The elevation illustrates classical symmetry, balance and massing; the steeply pitched roof feels medieval; and the streamlined detail ultimately defines it as modern. Yet the home's setting also
home is an amalgamation of historical references, some classical and others vernacular, medieval and modern. The elevation illustrates classical symmetry, balance and massing; the steeply pitched roof feels medieval; and the streamlined detail ultimately defines it as modern. Yet the home's setting also
also reflects the vernacular of similarly shaped homes in the vicinity.Next: Does Your House Have Medieval Roots?
“simple, elegante, techo” — eldm2007
Breeze Architectural Photography & Graphic Design
Ford Plantation
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Tidewater houses. These Southern colonial-era houses, sometimes called tidewater South, retain a basic medieval form, usually one story with a converted habitable attic. The steeply pitched roofs, a remnant of thatch, are suited to the placement of small, gabled
door with one or two windows on each side. It is also interesting to note that these houses usually have symmetrical front elevations, while other medieval fashions are asymmetrical, as we shall see
door with one or two windows on each side. It is also interesting to note that these houses usually have symmetrical front elevations, while other medieval fashions are asymmetrical, as we shall see.
Tidewater houses. These Southern colonial-era houses, sometimes called tidewater South, retain a basic medieval form, usually one story with a converted habitable attic. The steeply pitched roofs, a remnant of thatch, are suited to the placement of small, gabled dormers that create cozy nooks for bedrooms
“Beautiful!” — paintbrush1
Siemasko + Verbridge
13 Reviews
Cedar Bluff
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Variations on Shingle StyleMedieval form. The medieval Queen Anne form is apparent in this newly constructed shingle-style house. Notice how the shingles curve into certain window groups and how the top-floor windows have a brow above them. Also authentic to originals are double-hung windows with divided
options of the style. Some had simple classical columns, while others had massive stone- or shingle-clad piers at their porches.Does your house have a medieval heritage?
“corner door idea” — lucyg13
Habitat Post & Beam, Inc.
Historic Saltbox
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There are many styles that evolved from medieval architecture, and they can be simplistic in form or irregular in their shape and massing. Classical details, ironically, made their way into these medieval styles as years passed and society blossomed. The subject is vastly complex, and many of these styles
styles are lesser known and fall under folk or vernacular architecture. But putting those concerns aside, we can still find the roots of medieval design in home styles today. It is important to note that by the 18th century, styles had merged and influences from several types of architecture were commonly
English styles command attention partly due to the duration of their period: the entire 17th century in America. English colonists built primarily with medieval building techniques and using the knowledge they brought from the old world. It took decades for steeply pitched, thatched-roof designs to evolve
“Saltbox - connect garage with breezeway, extend 2nd floor above it... Open floor plan inside.” — meagananded
dSPACE Studio Ltd
5 Reviews
Front Exterior
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Bay windows — or bow windows, as they are called when they’re more rounded, as on this building — date back to medieval times. In those days a small bump-out was often used as a chapel or altar.
windows, as they are called when they’re more rounded, as on this building — date back to medieval times. In those days a small bump-out was often used as a chapel or altar.Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
“Limestone exterior” — Square Circles Designs
AGC Masonry, Inc
Remodeling in Roseland
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tudor b/c it has a medieval look to it and multi-pane windows
Tudor StyleNamed more for a period than for physical attributes, Tudor style is eclectic, mixing many medieval English architectures. The type shown here exemplifies American examples popular in the first half of the 20th century. They are most distinctly characterized by steeply pitched, gabled roofs
are commonly a mix of half timbered (nonstructural) stucco, stone, brick veneer and wood siding, which mimic the timber-frame construction used in medieval times. Though there are thousands of these homes across the United States, highly detailed examples have been rarely replicated in the past 60 years
“Gable end treatment” — leewayca
Dick Clark + Associates
3 Reviews
custom pool and spa
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into the medieval pattern of fully surrounding the house, but instead tend to abut the house on one or several sides.Again we see how access to a house is controlled by the use of stepping stones that seem to float; these cross an underlit moat.
Modern moats don’t always fit into the medieval pattern
“Stucco: November Rain OC-50 by Benjamin Moore is similar.” — sebanks
Joe Ahmann, Ahmann Design, Inc.
A Modern Castle
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A pool reflects the magnificent exterior of this home. Photo by Fisheye Studios, Hiawatha, Iowa
“Who doesn't like castles?” — Ingrid Cadette
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