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English Architecture During Medieval Times Corey Frentress English IV November 15 200 Architecture is the practice of building design and the technology applied in constructing a building Medieval or English architecture is very appealing in the variety of castles and cathedrals throughout England Each structure has its own feature and aspects in reflecting the Gothic style of architecture English architecture is based on the Gothic principal of architecture that has designed the vast castles and cathedrals from early to the late Gothic structures The most popular form of architecture in England early Gothic style is referred to as the Bay Design This design consisted of simply a large building and a collection of different bays throughout the span The building consisted of a single roof one central ridge with two planes of rafters This Medieval form is called a single span Braun 91 The most important feature in English architectural punctuation consists of buttresses broad pilasters to form a sound system for the structure The buttresses were slender strips employed by architects that supported the main walls Broad pilasters added great dignity to the wall surfaces and were stepped in place at various angles of the building to propose a sturdier forum Braun 99 During the 14th and 15th centuries advanced roofing technology enabled the spans of buildings t be increased Braun 98 this meant that enormous cathedrals and castles could be constructed and still retain the strength of smaller structures The large galleried churches of the tenth through the twelfth centuries were scientifically designed to have many windows to light the gallery floor By the early Gothic period the row of rounded windows was accepted for being the main principle for lighting The early Gothic or bay unit design was merely the popular design chosen throughout the early Gothic times in England The Gothic form of architecture
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