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2 edition of guide to English Gothic architecture found in the catalog.

guide to English Gothic architecture

Samuel Gardner

guide to English Gothic architecture

illustrated by numerous drawings and photographs

by Samuel Gardner

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Gothic,
  • Architecture -- England,
  • Church architecture -- England,
  • Cathedrals -- England

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Samuel Gardner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA445 G3 1925
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14818732M

      A little something to help you recognize and understand gothic architecture. Easy Architecture is a continuing web series that explains architecture to peopl. Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, neo-Gothic, or Gothick) is an architectural movement popular in the Western world that began in the late s in England. Its momentum grew in the early 19th century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval Gothic architecture, in contrast to the neoclassical styles prevalent at the time.

      Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content A Guide to Gothic Architecture by architecture, gothic, nave, english, cathedral, choir, church, decorated, churches, early, early english, gothic architecture, lady chapel, english style. Gothic architecture, architectural style in Europe that lasted from the midth century to the 16th century, particularly a style of masonry building characterized by cavernous spaces with the expanse of walls broken up by overlaid tracery. Learn more about Gothic architecture, its characteristics, and its history.

    The English Gothic architectural style dominated the period between and Perhaps the most impressive examples of English Gothic architecture are England’s medieval s, there are outstanding palaces, castles and other immense buildings which wear the characteristics of this style. Important examples of this style are several parish churches, too.   Gothic Architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late Medieval Period. Originating in 12th century France and lasting into the 16th century, Gothic architecture was known during the period as "the French Style," (Opus Francigenum), with the term Gothic first appearing during the latter part of the Renaissance.


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