This is one of the styles commonly called “Victorian” and is known for its decorative use of materials and colors.
- Bay windows
- Gable screens and porches with turned posts and balusters
- Richly textured exterior wall surfaces
- Unpredictable window placements
Often shingles are used together with clapboards or masonry. Queen Anne houses are tall, with high-ceilings and spacious rooms and irregular floor plans.