Medieval Church Architecture

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    Britain is a treasure trove of medieval architecture. Almost every village and town in the land holds a church that was built during the period, and their history is legible - to those who know how to look - in every arch, capital, roof vault, and detail of window tracery. By learning how to identify the stylistic phases that resulted from distinctive shifts in architectural fashion, it can be possible to date each part of a church to within a decade or two; this book introduces all the key features of each succeeding style, from Anglo-Saxon and Norman through to the three great gothic styles, Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular. It is indispensable to anyone who enjoys exploring medieval churches, and who wants to understand and appreciate their beauty more deeply.

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    Number of Pages: 96
    Format(s): Ebook - ISBN: 9780747815327
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    Listed in: Architecture, Religious buildings, History of architecture, Medieval history, Church history
    Publishers: Shire Publications, Shire Publishing

    Books by Jon Cannon

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