ARCHITECTURAL BRITAIN: From the Saxon PeriodHUBERT PRAGNELL Book Number: 88893 Product format: Paperback
Beautifully illustrated with line art and dozens of full page colour photographs, this handy sized National Trust publication is armed with the basics. Revised, updated and expanded, it is both a guide and a compact history to Britain's built heritage. It broadly outlines the development of architectural styles and movements in Britain, from Gothic cathedrals, Tudor dwellings, sweeping Georgian crescents right up to Canary Wharf skyscrapers and the Scottish Parliament building. It begins with Saxon and Norman architecture, the magnificent Gothic cathedrals, medieval parish churches, castles and manor houses, the Jacobean house, a chapter on Inigo Jones, 17th century Mannerism, Sir Christoper Wren, the Baroque style, the Palladian Movement, the advent of town planning, plus revivals, the Forth Bridge and the Festival of Britain. Detailed drawings and atmospheric photographs illustrate key buildings. 320pp in compact softback.
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