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The last phase of English Gothic architecture, originating in the first half of the 14th century and reaching its climax in the early 16th century. Typical features include large windows, flattened arches, fan-vaulting and an emphasis on soaring vertical lines. Outstanding Perpendicular churches are found in East Anglia and Somerset, a legacy of the great wealth generated there by the wool trade. Mackintosh made sketching tours in these areas.