The Building of England

    The Building of England

    How the History of England has Shaped our Buildings

    Simon Thurley

    William Collins 2013

    Hardback 544pp Illustrated

    9780007301409   Product Code: 16805

    Throughout England's history, its buildings have reflected not only changing tastes but social and economic conditions. This handsome volume presents a chronological survey of the nation's architecture from Saxon times, through the cathedrals and castles of the Middle Ages to the burgeoning suburbs of Metroland. Lavishly illustrated with more than 500 colour photographs, archival images, drawings, maps and plans, it shows how buildings, whether grand public projects or modest domestic structures, reflect and embody our rich and complex history.

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