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Patterns in Stonework: the Early Church in Britain and Ireland An Introduction to Ecclesiastical Geology

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ISBN-10: 1407306006

ISBN-13: 9781407306001

Edition: 2009

Authors: John F. Potter

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This work falls into two parts. In the first, the author undertakes a summary of his ecclesiastical geological research of thirty years and in the second part this information is applied to a number of early churches in Ireland. Chapters 1 and 2 examine the characteristics of stone emplacement as they apply in particular to the Anglo-Saxon churches of England. They illustrate how the craftsmen of this period used stone in certain structural features of their ecclesiastical buildings in distinctive styles, and how these styles may be distinguished from the work of the Norman or 'Romanesque' period that followed. They also provide details of the simplified nomenclature that has been devised…    
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List price: $56.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited
Publication date: 12/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 191
Size: 8.27" wide x 11.69" long