One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a contemporary house or architectural design) imitative of Tudor and Elizabethan styles.
- ‘Spanish Mission villas and nostalgic ‘Tudorbethan’ cottages shared a consistent decor, regardless of the economic class for whom they were intended and their scale.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘A six-year overhaul of a ‘Tudorbethan’ house in Surrey has won a prestigious award for the builder.’
- ‘The town is like a cross between Godalming and Alice Springs, Tudorbethan home countries with corrugated tin roofs.’
1930s: blend of Tudor and Elizabethan.
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