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  1. Victorian architecturenoun

    a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria; characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation


  1. victorian architecture

    Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century. It is named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, who ruled from 1837-1901, during which period the styles known as Victorian were used. Victorian architecture includes a variety of styles like Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Stick-Eastlake, and Richardsonian Romanesque. The styles often included elaborate and intricate designs, heavy ornamentation, and a variety of bright colors. Key features include steep pitched roofs, dominant front-facing gables, asymmetrical shapes, and large porches. The term is often used in the UK to refer to any buildings built during the era of Queen Victoria.


  1. Victorian architecture

    Victorian architecture is architectural style during the middle and late 19th century. The name "Victorian" refers to the reign of Queen Victoria, 20 June 1837 – 22 January 1901, during which period the styles known as Victorian were used in construction. However, many elements of what is typically termed "Victorian" architecture did not become popular until later in Victoria's reign. The styles often included interpretations and eclectic revivals of historic styles mixed with the introduction of middle east and Asian influences. The name represents the British and French custom of naming architectural styles for a reigning monarch. Within this naming and classification scheme, it follows Georgian architecture and later Regency architecture, and was succeeded by Edwardian architecture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of victorian architecture in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of victorian architecture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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