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The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
A battlement in defensive architecture, such as that of city walls or castles, comprises a parapet (i.e., a defensive low wall between chest-height and head-height), in which gaps or indentations, which are often rectangular, occur at intervals to allow for the launch of arrows or other projectiles from within the defences.
In architecture, a bay is the space between architectural elements, or a recess or compartment.
Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.
For the Burton near Tarporley in Cheshire, see Burton, Gowy Burton is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
Dale Street is a thoroughfare in Liverpool, England, in the Commercial Centre conservation area.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
The Epstein Theatre, built in 1913, is one of many theatres in Liverpool, England.
Flamboyant (from French flamboyant, "flaming") is the name given to a florid style of late Gothic architecture in vogue in France from about 1350, until it was superseded by Renaissance architecture during the early 16th century.
A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of intersecting roof pitches.
Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.
Gothic architecture appeared in Italy in the 12th century.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
The liver bird is the symbol of the English city of Liverpool.
Lord Street is one of the main streets in central Liverpool, England that forms the city's main shopping district.
Neston is a small residential town and civil parish in the borough of Cheshire West and Chester.
Parkgate is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the part that lies in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, in the North West of England.
The Pevsner Architectural Guides are a series of guide books to the architecture of Great Britain and Ireland.
The Pier Head (properly, George's Pier Head) is a riverside location in the city centre of Liverpool, England.
Royal Liver Assurance was a friendly society with over 1.7 million members in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
The Royal Liver Building is a Grade I listed building in Liverpool, England.
The State Insurance Building is at 14 Dale Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous.
Tower Buildings is a former office block in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
A triforium is a shallow arched gallery within the thickness of an inner wall, above the nave of a church or cathedral.
In architecture, a turret (from Italian: torretta, little tower; Latin: turris, tower) is a small tower that projects vertically from the wall of a building such as a medieval castle.
Walter William Thomas (April 1849 – 30 October 1912) was a British architect who practised in Liverpool, and who specialised in designing public houses in the city.
Wirral, also known as The Wirral, is a peninsula in northwest England.
Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.