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Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England
From the Conquest to the End of the Thirteenth Century

Volume 1

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  • Date Published: April 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108073486

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  • The Oxford bookseller and publisher John Henry Parker (1806–84), a supporter of the Tractarian movement and a friend of Cardinal Newman, was also a historian of architecture, whose two-volume Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture is also reissued in this series. In 1851, he published a volume on English domestic architecture from the Norman Conquest to 1300 by the antiquary Thomas Hudson Turner (1815–52), and on Turner's death he completed the second volume, on the fourteenth century, himself. Both volumes are highly illustrated with line drawings and plans. Volume 1, after an introductory chapter about pre-Conquest buildings, discusses architectural plans, features, building materials and techniques of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and gives examples of surviving buildings, from grand to modest, all over England, as well as reproducing documents throwing light on the painting and decoration of medieval buildings.

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    • Date Published: April 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108073486
    • length: 472 pages
    • dimensions: 215 x 140 x 28 mm
    • weight: 0.61kg
    • contains: 114 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Twelfth century
    2. Existing remains
    3. Thirteenth century
    4. Thirteenth century, existing remains
    5. Historical Illustrations
    Supplementary notes of foreign examples
    Appendix of documents.

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    Thomas Hudson Turner

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