Size: 4,693 Sq. Ft
Rich ornamental elements are hallmarks of the Victorian house plan. Historically, the first Victorian homes marked a popular departure from heavy-timber homes and the advent of industrial building methods.Turned posts, spindles, brackets under the eaves, turrets, towers, gables with louvered vents are popular embellishments.Walls can be multi-textured and multi-colored.Steeply pitched roofs and strong asymmetrical forms abound.
Although the Victorian house plan matured in America, it drew precedents from French, Italian, and English home designs, as well as Colonial architecture.
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