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1. See sgraffito.

2. Building from which all additions have been removed. The term was current during the Gothic Revival when over-enthusiastic ‘restorers’ would remove virtually everything so that a homogeneous Middle Pointed building could be created. In the process, all Perpendicular, Jacobean, and Georgian work would be ruthlessly ripped out. This widespread C19 tendency led William Morris to found the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) in 1877 when ‘Great’ Scott proposed to over-restore Tewkesbury Abbey. SPAB was known affectionately as ‘Anti-Scrape’.