The cathedrals of the United Kingdom
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The cathedrals of the United Kingdom their history, architecture, monuments and traditions. by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott

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Published by Edward Stanford in London .
Written in English


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The cathedrals of the United Kingdom [Mackenzie E. C. Walcott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization : Mackenzie E. C. Walcott. The Cathedrals of England. With enthusiasm and learning, Alec Clifton-Taylor leads us through nine centuries of English cathedral architecture and decoration, from their Norman beginnings through the flowering of Gothic to the concrete and metal structures of the twentieth century. illus., 4 in color/5.   The book is primarily concerned with those cathedrals which are of medieval origin -- except Manchester, which despite its age features an unusual plan and much Victorian restoration. As it makes clear early on, this is an examination of the English cathedral as it developed through time, from Romanesque through to the multiple stages of distinctive English Gothic: Early English, Decorated Cited by: 7. This glorious hardcover classic, newly reissued, celebrates the soaring majesty of England's cathedrals. It elegantly and concisely traces the history of each one of these 40 key edifices, backed with iconic line drawings by artist Brian Cook, as well as stunning photos/5(6).

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 July Verified Purchase. A serious, but very readable addition to any church architecture library. Slightly dated in format (black and white photos only and a highly individual 'take' on the merits of each cathedral - but wonderfully informative, especially on the substance/foundation of the great Reviews:   Book Description. The author of the magisterial England's Thousand Best Churches turns his eye to England's cathedrals, with fascinating, personal - and often funny - insight into their history and their place in English life. About the Author. Simon Jenkins is a journalist and s: Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 December Verified Purchase. Excellent efficient service Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Kevin Whittington FICE, FGS. out of 5 stars CATHEDRALS OF BRITAIN (Shire Library) Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 February Reviews: To his left, on the opposite side of the road to the Cathedral, was another, smaller mass of grey masonry, the Deanery, and in front of him was a second archway. Once through it they were in a discreet road bordered on each side with gracious old houses standing back in walled gardens.

Lists of Cathedrals in the United Kingdom cover cathedrals, churches that contain the cathedra (Latin for "seat") of a bishop. Cathedrals are usually specific to Christian denominations with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox churches. Cathedral Church of the Holy Cross and St Michael 51°34′26″N 0°12′06″W  /  °N °W  / ;  (London Greek Orthodox Cathedral - Holy Cross & .   A cathedral is the mother church of a diocese, the seat of a bishop. Together, the 42 English cathedrals of the Church of England constitute one of the world's great achievements in architecture. They are an artistic embodiment of the spiritual sublime as well as a unique record of the history of s: Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks of o results for Books: "Cathedrals".