Architecture of Georgian Homes

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Georgian architecture refers to the architectural style of the period from 1720 and 1830. It takes its name from the four British King Georges who ruled at this time. Georgian architecture departed from the English Baroque style of the early 18th century, characterised by bold and opulent curved shapes, strong lines, ornamental design and rich colours.

Bluecoat Liverpool City Centre Building

It is Liverpool’s oldest surviving city centre building and a fine example of Queen Anne-style architecture, yet the builders and architects responsible for creating Bluecoat have remained unconfirmed – until now. New research has discovered fresh information about the origins of this much-loved Liverpool building, which dates from 1717 and started life as a charity school before becoming a centre for the contemporary arts.

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