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Gothic revival & American church architecture

Phoebe B. Stanton

Gothic revival & American church architecture

an episode in taste, 1840-1856

by Phoebe B. Stanton

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Gothic revival and American church architecture.
StatementPhoebe B. Stanton.
SeriesThe Johns Hopkins studies in nineteenth-century architecture -- Vol. 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20093326M

Gothic revival in Europe and Britain: sources, influences, and ideas. by: Germann, Georg. Published: () When church became theatre: the transformation of evangelical architecture and worship in 19th-century America / by: Kilde, Jeanne Halgren, Published: (). St. Stephen's is a good case study of the fundamental elements of a Gothic Revival church. The overall emphasis is upon verticality, a hallmark of the style. Like its medieval prototypes, the nave (main worship space) and chancel (altar area) are clearly differentiated on the exterior.

Carpenter Gothic, also sometimes called Carpenter's Gothic or Rural Gothic, is a North American architectural style-designation for an application of Gothic Revival architectural detailing and picturesque massing applied to wooden structures built by house-carpenters. Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1 March – 14 September ) was an English architect, designer, artist and critic who. Architecture Amazing Gothic and Gothic Revival Architecture. Known for its pointed arches, flying buttresses, and detailed tracery, Gothic architecture emerged in 12th-century northern France and.

Gothic revival / by: Brooks, Chris. Published: () A history of the Gothic revival an attempt to show how the taste for mediaeval architecture, which lingered in England during the two last centuries, has since been encouraged and developed / by: Eastlake, Charles L.   The division among American Mennonites about proper church architecture was an ongoing matter and not easily resolved.(93) One wing of the Mennonite church, the General Conference, joined the Gothic revival (or its Romanesque counterpart), persuaded that some architectural innovation and touches of elegance were proper.


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The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, [Stanton, Prof Phoebe B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, Cited by: 4.

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, neo-Gothic, or Gothick) is an architectural movement that began in the late s in England. Its momentum grew in the early 19th century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval Gothic architecture, in contrast to the neoclassical styles prevalent at the time.

With meticulous research and carefully chosen illustrations, Phoebe Stanton here explores the influence of the English Gothic revival on American church architecture in the mid-nineteenth century, arguing that this fundamentally conservative movement provided a foundation for a new aesthetic.

Examining the writings of the movement's leading proponents as well as a variety of important. It was to be through American Episcopalian imitators, such as the architect Richard Upjohn (who owned Pugin’s True Principles []), that the Pugin message was first given physical form in the United States (see P.

Stanton, The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, – [Baltimore, ]). The Gothic Revival style is part of the midth century picturesque and romantic movement in architecture, reflecting the public's taste for buildings inspired by medieval design.

This was a real departure from the previously popular styles that drew inspiration from the classical forms of ancient Greece and Rome.

Gothic Revival architecture has several distinct characteristics. One of the most obvious, especially for residential structures, is a steep-pitched roof that ends in a high, narrow point. Across the Atlantic from London, American builders began to borrow elements of British Gothic Revival architecture.

New York architect Alexander Jackson Davis () was evangelical about the Gothic Revival style. He published floor plans and three-dimensional views in his book, Rural Residences.

His design for Lyndhurst (), an. Book Description. This illustrated account of the impact of the English Gothic revival on American church architecture in the mid-nineteenth century finds that this fundamentally conservative movement provided the foundation for a new, influential : Paperback.

Alexander Jackson Davis was the first American architect to promote the Gothic style, especially in his book: “Rural Residences” published in He built the first American Gothic house in Baltimore, MD.

The first Gothic Revival church in the USA was Trinity Church on the Green in New Haven, Connecticut. The Gothic Revival was an architectural movement which began in the s in England. Its popularity grew rapidly in the early nineteenth century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval forms in contrast to the classical styles prevalent at the time.

Gothic Revival & American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, 1, Paperback by Stanton, Phoebe B., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Stanton (professor emeritus, art and architectural history, Johns Hopkins U.) examines the influence of the English Gothic revival on American church architecture in the midth century, arguing that this.

Such is the nature of High Victorian Gothic. The single exception is an American church, the National Cathedral of Washington DC. Because of Bodleys incredible gothic design, based on that of Canterbury Cathedral, the building committee changed from their original classical Grecian plans.5/5(3). Get this from a library.

The Gothic revival & American church architecture: an episode in taste, [Phoebe B Stanton]. Davis was the first American architect to promote the Gothic style, particularly in his book: “Rural Residences”. This publication is also considered the first house plan book published in U.S.

Andrew Jackson Downing, a friend and horticulturalist who helped promote America’s picturesque movement, helped popularize the style through. In the same year that he prepared the designs for St. Saviour's, Maspeth, Upjohn advertised a publication to be sold by subscription, Designs for Country Churches.

(A copy of the prospectus, described by Phoebe Stanton in The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture, is preserved in an archive at Duke University.). Find a huge variety of new & used Church architecture books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

Shop Church architecture books at Alibris. Gothic Revival, architectural style that drew its inspiration from medieval architecture and competed with the Neoclassical revivals in the United States and Great Britain.

Only isolated examples of the style are to be found on the Continent. The earliest documented example of the revived use of. Get this from a library.

The Gothic revival & American church architecture; an episode in taste, [Phoebe B Stanton]. Buy The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, by Professor Phoebe B Stanton online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, – Baltimore, US and London: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN OCLC Steegman, John (). Victorian Taste - A study of the Arts and Architecture from to Cambridge: Nelson's University Paperbacks.

ISBN. Henry Woodyer () deserves to be better known. His best works will stand comparison with those of the leading architects of the Gothic Revival, and show a distinctive architectural personality, especially in the imaginative and inventive Rating: % positive.The term "Gothic Revival" (sometimes called Victorian Gothic) usually refers to the period of mock-Gothic architecture practised in the second half of the 19th time frame can be a little deceiving, however, for the Gothic style never really died in England after the end of the medieval period.About 5 percent of Gothic Revival houses are of this type.

These features are far more common on Gothic Revival churches and public buildings; most surviving houses are high-style landmarks, typically constructed of masonry. polychromed— A final 5 percent of surviving Gothic Revival houses show distinc-tive linear patterns in masonry wall.