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Rochester Cathedral, 604-1540: An Architectural History [Hardcover]

By J. Philip McAleer (Author)
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The aim of this study is to provide an architectural history of the medieval fabric of Rochester Cathedral, from its Saxon origins to the time of the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII. The author places the development of the building in its artistic context by using comparisons with roughly contemporary buildings in order to assess the cathedral's significance, importance, and originality. Through an analysis of the surviving building and an examination of the documents relating to several campaigns of restoration, primarily in the nineteenth century, a new chronology for several phases of the building is proposed, significantly revising the conclusions of the standard work on the cathedral, that of W.H. St J. Hope, published in 1898/1900. The study also takes into account the extensive body of literature that has developed since Hope's study, on the Anglo-Saxon, Romanesque, and Gothic periods in Britain.

The methodology involved may in part be described as 'above ground' archaeology, that is, a careful examination of the building's fabric for what it tells us about its phases, chronology, and vanished parts, allied with documentary references and comparisons with other

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Studio: University of Toronto Press
Pages   350
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.26" Width: 6.06" Height: 1.33"
Weight:   1.83 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 6, 1999
Publisher   University of Toronto Press
Edition  New  
ISBN  0802042228  
ISBN13  9780802042224  

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Schools, Periods & Styles > Medieval
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History
3Books > Subjects > History > World > Medieval
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Building Types & Styles > Religious Buildings
5Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Building Types & Styles > Specific Styles
6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > General
7Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > International > British

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