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Architecture of Norman England

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The Architecture of Norman England by Eric Fernie
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This important addition to the literature is the first overall study of the architecture of Norman England since Sir Alfred Clapham's English Romanesque Architecture after the Conquest (1934). Eric Fernie, a recognized authority on the subject, begins with an overview of the architecture of the period, paying special attention to the importance of the architectural evidence for an understanding of the Norman Conquest. The second part, the core of the book, is an examination of the buildings defined by their function, as castles, halls, and chamber blocks, cathedrals, abbeys, and collegiate churches, monastic buildings, parish churches, and palace chapels. The third part is a reference guide to the elements which make up the buildings, such as apses, passages, vaults, galleries, and decorative features, and the fourth offers an account of the processes by which they were planned and constructed. This book contains powerful new ideas that will affect the way in which we look at and analyze these buildings.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE PERIOD; 1. The Western European Context from the Fourth Century to the Eleventh; 2. England, 1066 to the late Twelfth Century; PART II: THE BUILDINGS; 3. Castles, Halls, and Chamber Blocks; 4. Cathedrals, Monastic, and Collegiate Churches; 5. Monastic Buildings; 6. Parish Churches; 7. Palace Chapels; PART III: THE ELEMENTS; 8. Elements; PART IV: THE PROCESSES; 9. Planning and Reconstruction; Conclusion; Appendix 1. Dimensions; Appendix 2. Methods; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Release date NZ
June 20th, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
numerous halftones and maps and 4pp colour plates
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
368
Dimensions
219x276x22
ISBN-13
9780199250813
Product ID
2248270

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