Georgian Architecture

Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1720 and 1840. It was widely disseminated in the English colonies of the time.

Connected Sites

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Antigua Naval Dockyard "The site consists of a group of Georgian-style naval buildings and structures" (UNESCO)
Australian Convict Sites Old Government House and Domain, Parramatta "The site is arranged around Government House and its gardens. It is a Georgian-style mansion with a central section and two asymmetrical wings erected some years later."
Bridgetown Buildings at Old Town and the Garrison are in a style called Caribbean Georgian: "simple symmetrical buildings with many features borrowed from the English Georgian but with overhanging first floor verandas that reflect the hot and humid climate"
City of Bath Circus, Royal Crescent
Corfu Church of St. George in Old Fortress is described as 'Georgian' style
Derwent Valley Mills Willersley Castle
Edinburgh New Town
Great Spa Towns of Europe Bath: "The spa city is celebrated for its exceptional Georgian town planning, Palladian architectural ensembles, squares and crescents." (Nomination File, p. 272)
Independence Hall
Melaka and George Town George Town, Penang's Suffolk House
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Some purpose-built houses for the engineers like Scotch Hall and Wood Bank.
Studley Royal Park Banqueting House


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