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Fifty English Steeples: The Finest Medieval Parish Towers and Spires in England

£30.00

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Thames and Hudson, London 2016. Condition: Very Good, almost As New, but with very slight warping to covers.


"Winner of the DAM Architectural Book Award 2017 This book an astonishing achievement following five years of detailed and original research presents the first systematic survey of the fifty most important medieval parish church towers and spires in England, covering a period of some five hundred years. The introduction provides an overview of the technological and aesthetic development of towers and spires, and examines the evolution of their major architectural elements. The process of medieval steeple construction is also explored. The main part of the book is devoted to a richly illustrated survey of the fifty most important medieval steeples in England, from renowned Saxon churches such as Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, to those of almost cathedral-like proportions such as Salle in Norfolk or Chipping Campden in the heart of the Cotswolds. With over 250 high-quality photographs and around 175 immaculate explanatory line drawings, this book will appeal to the many thousands who visit Englands parish churches and who find in them some of the greatest pleasures that buildings can offer."

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Author(s):
Julian Flannery
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500343144
ISBN-13:
9780500343142
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
Fifty English Steeples: The Finest Medieval Parish Towers and Spires in England

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Thames and Hudson, London 2016. Condition: Very Good, almost As New, but with very slight warping to covers.


"Winner of the DAM Architectural Book Award 2017 This book an astonishing achievement following five years of detailed and original research presents the first systematic survey of the fifty most important medieval parish church towers and spires in England, covering a period of some five hundred years. The introduction provides an overview of the technological and aesthetic development of towers and spires, and examines the evolution of their major architectural elements. The process of medieval steeple construction is also explored. The main part of the book is devoted to a richly illustrated survey of the fifty most important medieval steeples in England, from renowned Saxon churches such as Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, to those of almost cathedral-like proportions such as Salle in Norfolk or Chipping Campden in the heart of the Cotswolds. With over 250 high-quality photographs and around 175 immaculate explanatory line drawings, this book will appeal to the many thousands who visit Englands parish churches and who find in them some of the greatest pleasures that buildings can offer."

Author(s):
Julian Flannery
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500343144
ISBN-13:
9780500343142
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
Fifty English Steeples: The Finest Medieval Parish Towers and Spires in England

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