Carpenter Gothic Style – popular mid 1800s-1940

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Photo: Oak Hill Cottage, 310 Springmill Street, Mansfield, OH, built circa 1847. Brick home with carpenter gothic trim probably added some years after the home was built. Photo by wikipedia user:OHWiki, 2007, public domain.

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Carpenter Gothic (sometimes known as Rural Gothic) were residential structures adapted Gothic elements such as pointed arches, steep gables. The style blossomed in the design of small churches in the late 19th century.