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Unformatted text preview: History LO: To know about Tudor buildings. Tudor homes Tudor homes Tudor Architecture (1485 ­ 1603) 15th century and 16th century You can see many Tudor houses in England today. Some of them are over 500 years old! How can you recognise a Tudor House? Most homes in Tudor times were half timbered ­ they had wooden frames and the spaces between were filled with small sticks and wet clay called wattle and daub. Characteristics of Tudor Houses Made from a wooden framework of beams which are uneven and can be seen on the outside. Wattle and daub or stones or bricks used to fill spaces between the beams. Sometimes first floor hangs out over the ground floor. This is called a jetty. Steeply pitched roof covered with Tall thin chimneys, often topped with decorative chimney pots. Tudor clay or stone tiles. Chimneys are also patterned, often with symmetrical patterns. brick. Rich Tudor Houses Rich Tudor Houses The rich people lived in country mansions which were often symmetrical plan ­ E and H shapes were popular. Glass was fashionable and showed how rich a person was. 'Look at me, I must be rich because my house has lots of glass'. Windows became the main features on many rich Tudor houses. Hardwick Hall, the great Elizabethan mansion in Derbyshire with huge windows on all sides, was laughed at, at the time for being 'more glass than walls'. Hardwick Hall Hardwick Hall Stone was very expensive and could only be bought by the very rich. Rich or Poor? Rich or Poor? Does this house belong to a rich or poor person? Hampton Court Palace, was built by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey between 1515 and 1530. King Henry VIII lived at Hampton Court Palace. ...
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