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Architecture in Britain 1530-1830

Author: John Summerson
Publisher: [Harmondsworth] : Penguin, 1983.
Series: Pelican history of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th rev. and enl. (3rd integrated) edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Summerson, John, 1904-1992.
Architecture in Britain 1530-1830.
[Harmondsworth] : Penguin, 1983
(OCoLC)557457534
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Summerson
ISBN: 0140560033 9780140560039 014056103X 9780140561036
OCLC Number: 15222670
Notes: Previous edition: 1977.
Description: 624 pages : illustrations, 1 facsimile, maps, plans ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part one : The English renaissance (1530-1610) --
The building works of Henry VIII --
Tudor patronage and the 'new fashion' --
Elizabethan building : Influences and methods --
The prodigy houses of Queen Elizabeth's reign --
Prodigy houses : the Jacobean sequel --
Building in town and country 1570-1640 --
Part two : Inigo Jones and his times (1610-1660) --
Inigo Jones at the court of James I --
The surveyorship of Inigo Jones 1615-1643 --
Inigo Jones, his contemporaries and followers --
Architecture and the artisan 1615-75 --
Churches and collegiate buildings 1530-1660 --
The restoration : Hugh May ; Dr. Christopher Wren --
Part three : Wren and the baroque (1660-1710) --
The rebuilding of London : the city of churches --
St. Paul's Cathedral --
The royal works, 1660-1702 --
Wren and his contemporaries --
English baroque : Hawksmoor, Vanbrugh, Archer --
The royal works, 1702-26 --
Churches and the universities 1702-36 --
Part four : The palladian phase (1710-50) --
The palladian movement : Campbell, Burlington, and Kent --
The individuality of James Gibbs --
Palladian permeation : the villa --
The house and the street in the eighteenth century --
Building in gothic : from Wren to Walpole --
Part five : Neo-classicism and the picturesque (1750-1830) --
Neo-classicism : Britons abroad --
William Chambers and Robert Adam --
Neo-classicism : the second generation --
Materials and methods in the age of 'improvement' --
The picturesque and the cult of styles --
Greek and gothic : architecture after Waterloo --
Appendix I : Architecture in Scotland 1530-1707 --
Appendix II : English architecture in America.
Series Title: Pelican history of art.
Responsibility: John Summerson.

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