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Georgian 1714-1780

  • Square, symmetrical plan with central hallway
  • Gambrel, low-pitched hip or truncated hip roof with balustrade
  • Dormers with classical detail
  • Massive chimneys, central or flanking central hall
  • Classical Roman forms: pavilions, pediments, pilasters, entablature, entrances, cornice, balustrade
  • 12/12 light windows
  • Detailing with Baroque "plasticity," modeled plaster, carved stone and wood