English Architecture

ISBN-10: 0500203385
ISBN-13: 9780500203385
Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)
Authors: David Watkin
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Description: This comprehensive survey provides an even-handed, straightforward history of English architecture from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the 20th century.

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

This comprehensive survey provides an even-handed, straightforward history of English architecture from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the 20th century.

Preliminary Note
Anglo-Saxon and Norman Architecture
Pre-Conquest building
The impact of the Normans
Tewkesbury and the West Country school
Durham
Late Norman variety Parish churches
Buildings other than churches
The Early Gothic Style
Cistercians and the North
Canterbury and its impact Wells and the West
Lincoln and its impact
Salisbury Cathedral Parish churches
Westminster Abbey
Decorated, Court Style and Perpendicular
The Geometrical style and the influence of Westminster and Lincoln Exeter and Wells
The Decorated style The Court style and the origins of Perpendicular
York, Canterbury and Winchester The climax of Perpendicular
Perpendicular parish churches Secular architecture
Later Tudor and Jacobean Country Houses
The arrival of the Renaissance
Robert Smythson and the Elizabethan prodigy house
The Jacobean prodigy house Artisan Mannerism
From Inigo Jones to James Gibbs
The formation of Inigo Jones
The buildings of Inigo Jones The followers of Inigo Jones: Pratt, May and Webb
Wren's early years Wren's City churches
St Paul's Cathedral Wren's secular buildings
English Baroque: Talman, Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor English Baroque: Archer, Thornhill and Gibbs
The Classical Revival
Campbell, Burlington and Kent
Stuart, Chambers and Adam Wyatt, Steuart and Holland
The Picturesque: Dance, Soane and Nash The Greek Revival and nineteenth-century classicism
Victorian Architecture
Early Victorian Gothic
Salvin to Pugin
The Palace of Westminster
Italianate Revival
Barry
Gibson, Pennethorne and Scott
South Kensington
High Victorian Gothic
Butterfield and Ruskin
Street and Burges
Scott and Waterhouse
Late Victorian architecture
The later Gothic Revival: Bodley, Pearson and the later Scotts
Richard Norman Shaw
The Arts and Crafts Movement: Webb to Bentley
The Twentieth Century
Edwardian Classicism
Sir Edwin Lutyens and the Traditionalists
Lutyens's country houses
Lutyens's public buildings
The Traditionalists The Modern Movement and more recent styles
Glossary
Bibliography
Acknowledgments for Illustrations
Index

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