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The cathedrals of England

Harry Batsford

The cathedrals of England

by Harry Batsford and Charles Fry.

by Harry Batsford

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Published by Batsford in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Cathedrals -- England,
    • Church architecture -- England

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a foreword by Sir Hugh Walpole. Illustrated from drawings by Brian Cook and from photos.
      SeriesThe British heritage series
      ContributionsFry, Charles, 1903- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA5461 .B3 1950
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 118 p.
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6098241M
      LC Control Number51021313
      OCLC/WorldCa3100499

        Buy The Cathedrals of England Reissue by Harry Batsford and Charles Fry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). A new edition of Batsford’s classic s guide to England’s cathedrals. This classic guide from gives a brief account and pictorial review of every cathedral in England that existed at the time. Simply and concisely written to be read by anyone with an interest in the subject, the book features cathedrals .

      Rather it describes how the cathedrals came to be founded and how the organisations of bishoprics and dioceses were formed and then changed over the centuries. It embraces both Church of England and Catholic This is an outstanding book.5/5. The Cathedrals of England by John Blair and Joyce K. Cowley (Editors) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      A comprehensive pocket sized handbook, The Cathedrals of England and Wales is a guide to 36 of Britain's finest holy buildings. Originally published in , it provides both an informative background to the cathedrals today and a useful reference point for the changes of the last century. Its clear and concise summaries of each cathedral's history and development are enhanced by floorplans. Bristol Cathedral. Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity. 51°27′06″N 2°36′03″W.  /  °N °W  / ;  (Bristol Cathedral) Status as cathedral removed between and Bury St Edmunds Cathedral. Cathedral Church of St James. 52°14′38″N 0°43′01″E.


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This edition is a hardcover that really has a collectible feel about by: 2. This is, despite its age, a wonderful introduction to the topic of England’s great cathedrals.

The book is primarily concerned with those cathedrals which are of medieval origin -- except Manchester, which despite its age features an unusual plan and much Victorian restoration/5(29). This book is notable for it's complete descriptions and histories of all of the major cathedrals in England.

It has wonderful sketches and black and white photos of each cathedral and as a primer either before or after visiting these beautiful buildings it can't be beat.

This edition is a hardcover that really has a collectible feel about it/5(15). The Cathedrals of England. With enthusiasm and learning, Alec Clifton-Taylor leads us through nine centuries of English cathedral architecture and decoration, from their Norman beginnings through the flowering of Gothic to the concrete and metal structures of the twentieth century.

illus., 4 in color/5. Summary: This glorious hardcover classic, newly reissued, celebrates the soaring majesty of England's cathedrals. It elegantly and concisely traces the history of each one of these 40 key edifices, backed with iconic line drawings by artist Brian Cook, as well as stunning photos.

Book condition Used - Poor Jacket condition None. Quantity available 1 Edition First Binding Hardcover Publisher L.C. Page & Compnay Place of Publication Boston, Massachusetts Date published August Keywords Cathedrals, England, Canterbury Cathedral, York Cathedral, Liverpool Cathedral Bookseller catalogsBook Edition: First.

Summary: With enthusiasm and learning, Alec Clifton-Taylor leads us through nine centuries of English cathedral architecture and decoration, from their Norman beginnings through the flowering of Gothic to the concrete and metal structures of the twentieth centuryFrom publisher description.

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This is, despite its age, a wonderful introduction to the topic of England’s great cathedrals. The book is primarily concerned with those cathedrals which are of medieval origin -- except Manchester, which despite its age features an unusual plan and much Victorian restoration. As it makes clear early on, this is an examination of the English /5(32).

England's cathedrals are the nation's glory. They tower over its landscape, outranking palaces, castles and mansions. They attract roughly half the nation's population each year.

For a millennium they have been objects of pilgrimage for those seeking faith, consolation and beauty/5. The master-works of English architecture -- The general aspect of England's cathedrals -- The Norman period -- The earliest Cathedral Gothic -- The maturity of early English -- The beginnings of decorated -- The flowering of decorated -- Perpendicular -- The Protestant reaction -- The last hundred years.

With enthusiasm and learning, Alec Clifton-Taylor leads us through nine centuries of English cathedral architecture and decoration, from their Norman beginnings through the flowering of Gothic to the concrete and metal structures of the twentieth century.

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An absolutely delightful book, a perfect size to have in the car when visiting the cathedrals which of course are one of the great glories of England. Even after visiting them for over 60 years I am still amazed at the skill of those who built these glorious buildings. Each one different but each part of the history of England/5(17).This is a list of cathedrals in England and Wales and the Crown Dependencies of the Isle of Man, Gibraltar and those in the Channel Islands, by and intended cathedrals are listed separately.

A cathedral church is a Christian place of worship that is the chief, or "mother" church of a diocese and is distinguished as such by being the location for the cathedra or bishop's seat. Quantity: A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys.

Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book. Historical background and architectural details for each of the cathedrals, accompanied by beautiful colour photographs.