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Architecture of Canterbury Cathedral

Author: Jonathan Foyle; Heather Newton; Robert Greshoff
Publisher: London : Scala, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Canterbury Cathedral is one of the most important buildings in Britain and has attracted large numbers of pilgrims and tourists for centuries. It is also an extraordinary composite work of architecture that evolved over many centuries, incorporating an immense Romanesque crypt, the quire rebuilt in French Gothic style, a 14th-century nave that is one of the finest surviving examples of English Perpendicular Gothic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Foyle; Heather Newton; Robert Greshoff
ISBN: 9781857597011 185759701X
OCLC Number: 751804457
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans, facsimiles (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Origins : the Anglo-Saxon churches --
The Norman building --
The early Gothic cathedral --
The later medieval era --
From the Tudor Age to the twentieth century --
Stone repair and conservation since 1945 / Heather Newton --
Appendix: Tomb monuments to c.1650.
Responsibility: Jonathan Foyle ; with a chapter by Heather Newton ; new photography by Robert Greshoff ; foreward by Rowan Williams.

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The first single volume work in 30 years on the architecture of Canterbury Cathedral.  Read more...

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