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Carpenter Gothic architecture (also known as Rural Gothic) originates from North America and consists of the application of Gothic Revival architectural details and picturesque massing applied to homes by carpenters.
The style improvises upon the features that were originally carved into the stone of Gothic architecture buildings. These homes emphasize charm and quaintness. The style became common in the later half of the 19th century.
Characteristics of Carpenter Gothic homes can include pointed arches, steep gables, towers, board and batten siding, decorative bargeboards, gingerbread trims, wheel windows, single-story verandas, and sometimes, buttressing.