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Image from page 361 of “An encyclopædia of gardening;” (1826)

Identifier: encyclopdiaofgar00loud
Title: An encyclopædia of gardening;
Year: 1826 (1820s)
Authors: Loudon, J. C. (John Claudius), 1783-1843
Subjects: Gardening
Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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timber, trees unbarked{fig- 302.), wicker-work, withmoss or mud; and another, onthe peculiar stjle of differentcountries, as English, Swedish,Italian, &c. (See Prin. of Designin Jrch. 8vo. 1821.) 1711. The Gothic cottage ischaracterised by the forms of theGothic or pointed style of architecture in the openings, as doors, windows, &c. in thechimney-tops and gable-ends. It may be thatched; but the most appropriate roof isgrey slate, or slate stone, or flat grey tiles. 1772. The Grecian cottage is that in which the lines of Grecian architecture prevail.These are generally horizontal, and may be displayed in the windows, roof, and otherparts. The roof is generally flat and projecting, and the best slate or flag stone seemsthe most approved covering. L773 The Chinese cottage (fig. 303.) is characterised by concave lines in the roof, pro-jecting eaves, small windows, and bell or drop ornaments. The proper roofing is party-colored tiles, with which the w alls may also be covered. 303

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