Queen Anne (1875-1900)

This is one of the styles commonly called “Victorian” and is known for its decorative use of materials and colors.

The style features:
  • Asymmetry
  • Bay windows
  • Gable screens and porches with turned posts and balusters
  • Richly textured exterior wall surfaces
  • Towers
  • Unpredictable window placements
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Often shingles are used together with clapboards or masonry. Queen Anne houses are tall, with high-ceilings and spacious rooms and irregular floor plans.