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Author Colvin, Howard. 1919-2007

Title Essays in English architectural history / Howard Colvin.

Imprint New Haven, Ct. : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c1999.


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Description viii, 310 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303) and index.
Contents Royal gardens in medieval England -- Was there a 'court style' in medieval English architecture? -- Church building in Devon in the sixteenth century -- Recycling the monasteries: demolition and reuse by the Tudor government, 1536-47 -- Pompous entries and English architecture -- Herms, terms and Caryatids in English architecture -- The south front of Wilton House -- Thorpe Hall and its architect -- Chesterton House, Warwickshire -- Robert Hooke and Ramsbury Manor -- The rebuilding of the Church of St Mary Aldermary after the great fire of London -- John Aubrey's Chronologia architectonica -- Gothic survival and Gothic revival -- The grand bridge in Blenheim Park (with Alistair Rowan) -- Lord Burlington and the office of works -- Architect and client in Georgian England -- Lease or demolish? The problem of the redundant country house in Georgian England -- Writing A biographical dictionary of British architects -- The author's principal writings on architectural history.
Subject Architecture -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0300070349 (cloth : alk. paper)

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