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Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300-1500 : Volume 3, Southern England - Anthony Emery

Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300-1500

Volume 3, Southern England

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Published: 27th March 2006
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This is the third volume of Anthony Emery's magisterial survey, Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300-1500. Across the three volumes Emery has examined afresh and re-assessed over 750 houses, the first comprehensive review of the subject for 150 years. Covered are the full range of leading homes, from royal and episcopal palaces to manor houses, as well as community buildings such as academic colleges, monastic granges and secular colleges of canons. This volume surveys Southern England and is divided into three regions, each of which includes a separate historical and architectural introduction as well as thematic essays prompted by key buildings. The text is complemented throughout by a wide range of plans and diagrams and a wealth of photographs showing the present condition of almost every house discussed. This is an essential source for anyone interested in the history, architecture and culture of medieval England and Wales.

'Emery's exhaustive survey of the domestic architecture of England and Wales make a considerable contribution to our understanding of domestic architecture and should probe indispensable to scholars of England's built environment during the Middle Ages.' Sixteenth Century Journal 'The eagerly awaited and final volume of Anthony Emery's trilogy is now with us, and is as rich and lucid as its predecessors. This achievement of single-handed scholarship is prodigious and will stand for many years as a monument to Emery's application and skill and Cambridge University Press's vision and quality as pubkishers.' Journal of Medieval Archaeology

The Thames Valley
The Thames Valley: historical background
The Thames Valley: architectural introduction
Household expansion, chambers and lodgings
The Thames Valley: bibliography
The Thames Valley: survey
The Thames Valley castles: residential additions
The Thames Valley: residential licences to crenellate
London and South-East England
London: an introduction
London: bibliography
London: survey
South-East England: historical background
South-East England: architectural introduction
The impact of the Hundred Years' War on English domestic architecture
South-East England: bibliography
South-East England: survey
London and South-East England castles: residential additions
London and South-East England: residential licences to crenellate
South-West England
South-West England: historical background
South-West England: architectural introduction
Secular art: 1300-1500
South-West England: bibliography
South-West England: survey
South-West England castles: residential additions
South-West England: residential licences to crenellate
The architectural value of John Leland and the Buck brothers
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ISBN: 9780521581325
ISBN-10: 052158132X
Series: Greater Medieval Houses : Book 3
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 744
Published: 27th March 2006
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.9  x 4.6
Weight (kg): 2.04