Churches: An Architectural Guide

Hardcover | May 17, 2016

bySimon Bradley

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This accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture—stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary. Readers can equip themselves to explore historic churches knowledgeably, evaluate dates and restoration phases, interpret stained glass and monuments, and make their own discoveries. Written by one of the editors of the Pevsner Architectural Guides and distilling years of experience visiting churches, the book includes explanations of how to learn more from building plans, tips for further research, searching for clues, and analyzing the evidence. 

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This accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture—stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary. Readers can equip themselves to explore...

Simon Bradley is joint series editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides. 

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 4.75 × 0.98 inPublished:May 17, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300215533

ISBN - 13:9780300215533

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“Will become useful quick-reference companions… these almost pocket-sized volumes are an excellent starting point, the text and images admirably covering the basics without insulting the reader’s intelligence, while their well-designed pages make them handy reference guides for that essential on the spot reminder of a difference between a stopped and a sunk chamfer.”—Judith Flanders, TLS