style originated in Normandy of France where houses and barns were
attached. The central turret was used for the storage of grain
But in the U.S., the French Normandy was an expensive Revival Style, characterized by cutstone, elaborate roof lines, and in this case, a two-car built-in garage!
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Most French Normandy houses have these
2 or more stories
exterior wall of reddish bricks, cutstone, and/or stucco
central turret with entrance and staircase
steep, complicated roofs
sometimes, even with half-timber decorations
Created by Jason Coleman, 10 June 1997; last revised 5 June 2002.