Norman style

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      Romanesque architecture that developed in Normandy and England between the 11th and 12th centuries and during the general adoption of Gothic architecture in both countries. Because only shortly before the Norman Conquest of England (1066) did Normandy become settled and sophisticated enough to produce an architecture, the Norman style developed almost simultaneously in the two countries; early buildings, erected soon after the conquest, are extremely similar. Eventually, however, the styles of the two countries diverged, and the architecture of Normandy drew closer in form to typical French Romanesque, whereas that of England (called Anglo-Norman architecture) became a much more distinctive [...]
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