Once upon a roof...

House through Time
A British Accent
A Theatre of Architecture
Mass-Produced Houses
A Dream of Comfort
A THEATRE OF ARCHITECTURE - 1850-1900
CARD 2


Neo-Queen Anne
 
Sketch of the Neo-Queen Anne House
Sketch: Natacha Fortin / © SARP
Characteristics
  • Complex, double- or four-slope roof
  • Massive 1½-, 2-, or 2½-floor construction
  • Vertical sliding windows
  • Elaborate wood porch
  • Door and window jambs
  • Finely wrought ornamentation
  • Several overhanging elements
  • Often, one or more round or polygonal towers
Materials
  • Matchboard
  • Wood shingles
  • Brick
  • Stone
  • Quebec-style sheet metal
  • Interlocked sheet metal
  • Slate shingles (flaked)
Logo of the SARP (Service d'aide-conseil en rénovation patrimoniale) (French only)

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