perpendicular style

Definitions of perpendicular style
  1. noun
    a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
    synonyms: English-Gothic, English-Gothic architecture, perpendicular
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    types:
    Tudor architecture
    a style of English-Gothic architecture popular during the Tudor period; characterized by half-timbered houses
    type of:
    Gothic, Gothic architecture
    a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
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