A collection of papers presented to the 1992 international British Archaeological Association conference in Chester. Presented in chronological order, the fourteen essays comprise Martin Henig's analysis of carved stonework from Roman Deva; Alan Thacker's study of the formation of the town and its parishes during the early medieval period; Simon Ward, Virginia Jansen, John Maddison and Christa Grossinger examine the architecture, fittings and restoration of the Cathedral and churches; Elizabeth Danbury, J Patrick Greene and Nigel Ramsay assess the life and dissolution of religious foundations; Roland B Harris looks at the origins of the famous Chester Rows and Sharon Cather, David Park and Robyn Pender discuss the recently rediscovered Henry III wall paintings at Chester Castle. A broad and illustrated guide to many aspects of Chester's long history.
Series: British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions
Number Of Pages: 189
Published: 1st January 1999