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- building style (mainly domestic) of the reign of James 1 of England 1603-25. More
sumptuous than Elizabethan
it was characterised by the use of a number of details from different
renaissance styles, principally, extravagant dutch curved
mullioned, often tripartite windows.
Internally, there could be extravagent
plasterwork, and grand
staircases. The style was
revived during the nineteenth
century mainly for country house, and grander surban villa type buildings.