Built in Chelsea : two millennia of architecture and townscape (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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Built in Chelsea : two millennia of architecture and townscape

Author: Dan Cruickshank
Publisher: London : Unicorn Publishing in association with Cadogan, 2022. ©2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Among the London districts, Chelsea has always held a special charm for residents and visitors alike - spacious and gracious with the River Thames as background, but with a unique history of artists, bohemians and good causes. Twelve chapters tell episodes from this history, based on buildings that mark the stages of change, connecting what can seen on the street with the hidden histories of architects, patrons and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Cruickshank
ISBN: 9781911604969 1911604961
OCLC Number: 1148146061
Description: 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Dan Cruickshank.

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Old Buildings and new ones tell their stories of colourful lives that have made up the character of a well-loved urban quarter.  Read more...

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"[A] landmark book about Chelsea's built heritage, which excavates its royal heritage (among other layers) with aplomb. . . . Built in Chelsea is handsomely illustrated and rigorously researched, Read more...

 
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