The English Buildings Book: An Architectural Guide

Editor/Author Wilkinson, Philip and Ashley, Peter
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Historic England Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-905624-63-8
Category: Technology & Engineering - Architecture
Image Count: 1028
Book Status: Available
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The English Buildings Book is the most comprehensive single volume on English architecture for the general reader and it celebrates the English built environment, which is the richest and most diverse in the world.

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Table of Contents

  • ABOUT THIS BOOK
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PARISH CHURCHES
  • Saxon parish churches
  • Early Norman parish churches
  • Late Norman parish churches
  • Early English parish churches
  • Decorated parish churches
  • Perpendicular parish churches
  • Gothic-survival parish churches
  • Stuart Classical parish churches
  • Wren steeples
  • Baroque parish churches
  • Georgian Gothic parish churches
  • Georgian Classical parish churches
  • Regency parish churches
  • Victorian parish churches
  • Arts and Crafts parish churches
  • 20th-century churches
  • GREATER CHURCHES
  • Norman greater churches
  • Early English greater churches
  • Decorated greater churches
  • Perpendicular greater churches
  • Classical greater churches
  • Revival greater churches
  • Modern cathedrals
  • OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP
  • Early chapels
  • Rural chapels
  • Urban chapels
  • Quaker meeting houses
  • Synagogues
  • Mosques and temples
  • MONASTIC BUILDINGS
  • Cloisters
  • Chapter houses
  • Domestic accommodation
  • Gatehouses
  • HOUSES
  • Vernacular houses
  • Norman houses
  • Medieval manor houses
  • Medieval town houses
  • Medieval great houses
  • Tudor and Jacobean houses
  • Prodigy houses
  • Stuart Classical houses
  • Baroque houses
  • Palladian houses
  • Georgian houses
  • Georgian Bath
  • Regency town houses
  • The Picturesque and exotic
  • Victorian country houses
  • Industrial villages and other alternatives
  • Commercial housing
  • Arts and Crafts houses
  • Edwin Lutyens
  • Queen Anne houses
  • Garden cities and suburbs
  • Modernist houses
  • The suburbs and beyond
  • CASTLES
  • Great towers
  • Curtain walls
  • Later medieval castles
  • Gatehouses
  • Tower houses
  • FORTIFICATIONS
  • Town defences
  • Tudor gun forts
  • Early modern fortifications
  • World War to Cold War
  • BUILDINGS FOR COMMERCE
  • Markets
  • Arcades
  • The early shop
  • The art of display
  • Small shops of the 20th century
  • Chain stores
  • Larger shops
  • Transforming retail
  • Banks and exchanges
  • BUILDINGS FOR INDUSTRY
  • Watermills
  • Windmills
  • The industrial revolution
  • The developing factory
  • The rise of the warehouse
  • The 20th-century factory
  • Electricity
  • Water and gas
  • Specialised structures
  • Offices
  • FARM BUILDINGS
  • Great barns
  • Barns
  • Farms
  • Stables
  • Dovecotes
  • BUILDINGS FOR GOVERNMENT
  • Guildhalls
  • Town halls
  • National government
  • Legal buildings
  • Police and fire stations
  • BUILDINGS FOR EDUCATION
  • Early schools and colleges
  • Renaissance universities
  • The Enlightenment
  • The spread of learning
  • 20th-century schools
  • Museums and libraries
  • Recent buildings for education
  • BUILDINGS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GATHERING
  • First stages
  • 19th-century theatres
  • Cinemas
  • Concert buildings
  • Seaside piers
  • Spa buildings
  • Village halls
  • Halls for gathering
  • Sports pavilions
  • Swimming pools
  • BUILDINGS FOR HOSPITALITY
  • Early inns
  • From tavern to pub
  • The pub comes of age
  • Hotels
  • BUILDINGS FOR CARING AND CONFINEMENT
  • Almshouses and early hospitals
  • Hospitals
  • Prisons
  • BUILDINGS FOR TRANSPORT
  • Small stations
  • Town stations
  • Grand stations
  • The great termini
  • Modern stations
  • Trackside buildings
  • Underground stations
  • Coastal buildings
  • Lighthouses
  • Garages and filling stations
  • Airports and allied buildings
  • LANDSCAPE PAVILIONS
  • Greenhouses
  • Garden pavilions
  • Landscape towers
  • Lodges
  • Memorial buildings
  • TIMELINE
  • GLOSSARY
  • FURTHER READING
  • WEB RESOURCES
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS