Definition of Tudorbethan in English:


Line breaks: Tudor|bethan
Pronunciation: /ˌtjuːdəˈbiːθ(ə)n


  • (Of a contemporary house or architectural design) imitative of Tudor and Elizabethan styles.
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    • A six-year overhaul of a ‘Tudorbethan’ house in Surrey has won a prestigious award for the builder.
    • A vigorous traditionalist, he sustained the late romantic mood and idiom in poems and ‘anciente ballades’ that were fluid, mellifluous, and somewhat fractious, the poetic analogue of ‘Tudorbethan’ architecture.
    • Spanish Mission villas and nostalgic ‘Tudorbethan’ cottages shared a consistent decor, regardless of the economic class for whom they were intended and their scale.


1930s: blend of Tudor and Elizabethan.

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