|1880s - 1890s|
|2 - 3.5 stories|
|The Queen Anne is the most elaborate of all 19th century house styles. It reflects the eclecticism of the late 19th century. Queen Anne houses are very vertical, which is evident in their 2.5 to 3.5 stories.|
Here are other versions of this style:
|This is good example of a Queen Anne house. It has several porches and gabled roofs for decoration. It also shows the elaborate corbelling on the large chimneys.|
This house shows the concept of wooden relief decorations in the gabled ends very nicely. It also stresses the idea of large elaborate porches.
|This is a prime example of a very elaborate Queen Anne style. It is very vertical with 3.5 stories. It also has numerous balconies and porches that are emphasized with arches and pillars. Stained glass decorates the living and dining areas and vertical windows are placed in all rooms. It has numerous massive chimneys decorated with elaborate corbelling. The roof has many steep gables decorated with wooden fish scale shingles. This house sits on a massive cutstone foundation, commonly for all 19th century houses.|
|Can you date this house? Is this from the 1880s-1890s or much later? This house was in fact built in the 1980s which is evident by the absence of a massive cutstone foundation. This house is poured concrete basement.|
Queen Anne houses have distinctive features that set them apart
from other styles:
steep gabled roofs decorated with half timbering or wooden relief decorations in the gable ends.
huge corbelled chimneys
large porches are numerous and important
massive cutstone foundations
Created by Jason Dettman on 6 June 1997; last revised on 5 June 2002.