Medieval Houses

Medieval Houses

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By (author) Anthony Emery


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  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 206mm x 12mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 4 March 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Buckinghamshire
  • ISBN 10: 0747806551
  • ISBN 13: 9780747806554
  • Illustrations note: colour and b&w
  • Sales rank: 559,878

Product description

Presents a fresh approach to the development of houses between the eleventh and sixteenth centuries - from Norman to Tudor times.

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Author information

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.

Review quote

"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"

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.