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Period

 

1180 to 1250

 

Description

 

The first phase of English Gothic architecture, often abbreviated to EE.  Followed Norman style and preceded Decorated. 

 

Early English Features

 

 

Early English Style

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1  lancet window (A)

2  lancet window (B)  

3  Geometric window (A)

9  compound piers, by Corona

11  billet style

5  ribbed 4 panel vault

FEATURES STYLES BIBLIOGRAPHY

6  ribbed 8 panel vaults

7  stiff leaf

8  acanthus leaf

10 large carved heads on tomb of Archbishop Hubert Walter (d 1205)

       

12  dogtooth motif - Cathedral choir south aisle

4  Geometric window (B)