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Denoting a stage of English Gothic church architecture typical of the 14th century (between Early English and Perpendicular), with increasing use of decoration and geometrical, curvilinear, and reticulated tracery.‘fine Decorated Gothic facades can be seen at Exeter and York’
- ‘Its windows have geometric tracery in the Decorated style, with rebates for hinged shutters.’
- ‘During this hiatus, the elaborate, expensive Decorated style gave way to the less expensive and plainer Perpendicular.’
- ‘The building between 1200 to 1300 is usually referred to as Early English; between 1300 to 1400, the style of building is referred to as Decorated and from 1400 to 1500, it is known as Perpendicular.’
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