English cathedrals

by Geoffrey Grigson

Publisher: Thames and Hudson in London

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Cathedrals -- Architecture.

Edition Notes

Previously published in 1950.

StatementGeoffrey Grigson.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17321057M

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The book is a comprehensive survey and covers all English cathedrals. The illustrations are on occasions scant and don't show the best features of the cathedrals but this /5.

This is a competent guide to all the well-known English cathedrals along with some of the less prominent ones, covering 53 in total.

There is a map at the start of the book showing locations and a list of star ratings from 1 to 5, based on the author's personal preference.4/5().

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He is former president of the Dickens Fellowship and a trustee of the Charles Dickens : Andrew Sanders. A handy guide to Englands 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 s: 0.

There is a tiny bit of chastisement of Victorian outrages, but I became accustomed to more pointed critiques in the first book on English cathedrals I owned, and on which I still rely, Collins Guide to Cathedrals, Abbeys & Priories of England and Wales, by Henry Thorold,and in many of my subsequent purchases/5(12).

Author and pilgrim, Victoria Preston had planned to walk a number of the one-day pilgrimages that lead to all the Church of England cathedrals (and some In Wales) that were launched in a joint initiative by the Association of English Cathedrals and The British Pilgrimage Trust to mark Year of Cathedrals, Year of Pilgrimage.

Here then are the best cathedrals in England for you to enjoy and, if you are lucky, visit As well as hosting the weddings and funerals of the kings and queens of England, the best English cathedrals, as well as smaller churches, chapels, and crypts have been featured in famous works of art and literature as well as in popular Hollywood.

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The religious centre of the Kingdom of Mercia sincethe early wooden Saxon church of St Chad was replaced by a Norman cathedral inthen by the current Gothic cathedral begun in Lincoln Cathedral.

Church of England. Construction of the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincoln. Now, once a week, a single page of the memorial book in the cathedral is turned as a reminder of the loss of life. St Magnus is unique among British cathedrals for its use of the Norwegian style. 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.

Top 10 Cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales. Janu ; All the truely great Cathedrals are usually either English, French or German because they were built by the same stone masons who moved around Europe, gaining employment where any new cathedrals.

Birmingham Cathedral is a fine example of ‘English Baroque’ architecture and has Although Christians have worshipped here since AD, the building and its Bradford's beautiful Cathedral is a hidden jewel waiting to be discovered. The noted architectural historian, Nikolaus Pevsner, described Bristol Cathedral as ‘superior to.

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.

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With Tony Robinson, John Sentamu. Actor and history enthusiast Tony Robinson examines six monumental British cathedrals, their history and the treasures that they house. Ancient English Cathedrals (Wooden Books Gift Book).

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