Medieval Houses

Medieval Houses

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Anthony Emery takes a radical new approach to the development of houses between the 11th and 16th centuries - from Norman to Tudor times - and how that evolution was determined by a broad range of social, political, economic and financial circumstances.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 126 x 206 x 12mm | 340.2g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w
  • 0747806551
  • 9780747806554
  • 611,536

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This compact 176-page guide, loaded with color and black-and-white photos and illustrations, is an indispensable companion for any enthusiast of UK houses and manors built between the eleventh and sixteenth centuries. "Renaissance Magazine""

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About Anthony Emery

Anthony Emery is a leading authority on medieval houses. A founder Commissioner of English Heritage, former Chairman of Bath Archaeological Trust and Fellow of the Society of antiquaries, he has combined n extended business profession with an academic career.

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Table of contents

Building records; Architectural Developments: 500-1300; Architectural Developments: 1300-1500; Building materials; Contents and furnishings; Medieval houses as a response to politcal circumstances: 1250-1450; Medieval houses as a response to politcal circumstances: 1330-1500; Medieval Houses as an expression of social status; Comparative residences; Town houses: Yeoman and peasant houses: further reading: places to visit.

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