Churches: An Architectural Guide

Bradley, Simon

£8.99

This accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, it explains the key components of church architecture – including stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary – and enables readers to equip themselves to explore historic churches knowledgeably, evaluate dates and restoration phases, interpret stained glass and monuments, and even make their own discoveries.

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Description

This compact and accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture-stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary. Readers can equip themselves to explore historic churches knowledgeably, evaluate dates and restoration phases, interpret stained glass and monuments, and make their own discoveries. Written by one of the editors of the Pevsner Architectural Guides and distilling years of experience visiting churches, the book includes explanations of how to learn more from building plans, tips for further research, searching for clues, and analyzing the evidence. 
 
 

Additional information

Weight 327 g
Dimensions 216 × 121 × 27 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

192

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

726.5 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K