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Westminster Abbey & the king"s craftsmen

W. R. Lethaby

Westminster Abbey & the king"s craftsmen

a study of mediæval building

by W. R. Lethaby

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Published by E. P. Dutton & co, Duckworth & co in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westminster Abbey.

  • Edition Notes

    Title vignette.

    Statementby W. R.Lethaby.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 382, (1) p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19707638M

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      The Treasures of Westminster Abbey celebrates an iconic building and its rich artistic heritage. The Abbey, one of Britain's greatest medieval buildings and among the best-known churches in the world, has a history stretching back over a thousand years/5. This is an abbey, so this is the enclosed area where the monks would attend evensong and the hours. Today, people can sit in these seats, mostly by invitation for the bigger services. Just to the right of this photographer, on the back side of the screen shown above is where the queen and other members of the royal house sit when they are in.

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Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings and the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and, later, British nation: Church of England.

Westminster Abbey and the kings' craftsmen: a study of mediaeval buildings by Lethaby, W. (William Richard), Publication date Topics Westminster Abbey Publisher London: Duckworth Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 27Pages: “Westminster Abbey certainly ranks as one of the top tourist draws in the world, especially for American travelers, and those desiring a deeper profile of this London church than what a basic guidebook generally offers will do well to pay attention to this beautifully articulated essay by an Oxford professor Exploration of the abbey's evolving functions since its origins in the thirteenth /5(6).

Full text of "Westminster Abbey and the kings' craftsmen: a study of mediaeval buildings" See other formats. Dimensions of Westminster Abbey (PDF, KB) George Gilbert Scott Gleanings from Westminster Abbey, and enlarged edn. W.R. Lethaby, Westminster Abbey and the Kings' Craftsmen: a study of medieval building () F.

Bond, Westminster Abbey () Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, Inventory vol.1 Westminster Abbey, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lethaby, W. (William Richard), Westminster Abbey & the kings' craftsmen. New York, B. Blom, Westminster Abbey and the Kings' Craftsmen: A Study of Mediaeval Buildings [W R (William Richard) Lethaby] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. In the west cloister of Westminster Abbey is a memorial stone to William Richard Lethaby, Surveyor of the Fabric of the Abbey.

This reads: William Richard Lethaby Surveyor of the Fabric from to Born at Barnstaple, buried at Hartley Wintney. He was born on 18th Januarythe only son of Richard Lethaby, carver and gilder, and his wife Mary (Crago).Occupation: Writer,Architect,Historian. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lethaby, W.R.

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Edward Carpenter provides a potted history of Westminster Abbey, which can also be used as a guide book when visiting. The beautiful coloured illustrations augment the text so well and the lengthy captions with each tell the reader exactly what to look out for/5.

Westminster Abbey: Amazing what skilled craftsmen can accomplish - traveler reviews, 9, candid photos, and great deals for London, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K). - Explore elijahmeow's board "Westminster Abbey" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Westminster abbey, Westminster and British history pins. They have guided tours and you can use the recorders, so much history, Kings, Queens, Statesmen, the craftsmen that built these sculptures were truly gifted, the celling amazing it could take hours just going around, then there is the bells the sound was fab.

I would advise a morning tour so you can take your time going around the Abbey.5/5(K). Jenkyns' book on Westminster Abbey is not a tourist guide, but rather a wholistic history of the building. Looking in detail beginning with the medieval church (there were much older structures on the site, but what we come to think of as Westminster Abbey today was really born in the medieval period), Jenkyns continues chronologically through /5(15).

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They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior ng more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost. Westminster Abbey is a working church with strong ties to the Royal family and British Government.

The building is an example of medieval perpendicular gothic architecture at its finest. There are a lot of things to see at Westminster Abbey so I have created this guide to help you plan your visit.

A copy of "The Royal Book," or "Book for a King," compiled for Philip of France inand translated and printed by Caxton at Westminster inwas sold this year in England for £2, There are only five copies in existence, one of which was sold in for £1.

The Westminster Abbey pavements, while constructed by Cosmati craftsmen, are sufficiently unique to cause many authors of papers in this book to prefer the term opus sectile or “cut work,” which many others see as including Cosmati Size: KB.Buy Westminster Abbey: A thousand years of national pageantry (Wonders of the World) Main by Jenkyns, Professor Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).The London venue for the Royal Wedding - Westminster Abbey - is steeped in over 1, years of history. Benedictine monks first came to the site in the middle of the 10th century. The Abbey has been used to crown the Kings and Queens of England sincefor royal marriages, and is the final resting place of seventeen monarchs.