Architectural Britain: From 1066 to the Present Day (Paperback)

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Architectural Britain: From 1066 to the Present Day (Paperback)


This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.

Designed to encourage readers to explore, this fascinating primer provides the context needed to understand the place of a building in architectural history, with the author's own drawings and atmospheric photographs from the National Trust illustrating important examples. Both a guide and a compact history in very accessible language, this book will enable anyone interested in Britain's built heritage to see it with new and more knowledgeable eyes. The book covers the following styles: Norman Style, Transition to Gothic, Gothic Cathedral, Medieval Parish Church, Castle and Medieval Manor House, The Medieval House, Tudor Architecture, The Jacobean House, Inigo Jones, 17th-century Mannerism, Sir Christopher Wren, Baroque Style, Palladian Movement, Advent of Town Planning, New Styles and New Materials, Gothic Survival and Revival, Victorian Gothic, from the Forth Bridge to the Millennium Dome, and the early 21st century.


Product Details ISBN: 9781905400492
Publisher: National Trust
Publication Date: September 1st, 2007
Pages: 320