English Architecture Public & Private: Essays for Kerry Downes

Front Cover
Kerry Downes, John F. Bold, Edward Chaney
A&C Black, 1993 - Architecture - 342 pages
0 Reviews
This book brings together twenty-four original essays by colleagues, pupils and friends of Kerry Downes. The essays range from the late middle ages to the twentieth century but are concentrated on the period to the study of which Kerry Downes has contributed so much: that of Wren, Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor. Taken together these essays display the different approaches taken by architectural historians and the rich variety of English architecture.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Contents

2 Northamptonshire Towers and Spires
11
3 Architecture and Mathematical Practice in England 15501650
23
4 Inigo Jones in Naples
31
5 The Architectural Patronage of Algernon Percy 10th Earl of Northumberland
55
6 Hugh May Clarendon and Cornbury
81
7 John Pollexfens House in Walbrook
89
8 Privacy and the Plan
107
9 Sanmicheli through British Eyes
121
15 The Building Practice of the English Board of Ordnance 16801720
199
16 Hawksmoors Brave Designs for the Police
215
17 The Payment Book of William Baker of Audlem 170571
231
New Documents and Attributions
247
19 Sir James Thornhills Portrait of Stephen Duck 1731
265
20 The Simeon Monument in Reading by Sir John Soane
271
21 Meyer or Myers? St Josephs Catholic Church Avon Dassett
283
Town Halls in NineteenthCentury London
295

EighteenthCentury Reflections of St Pauls Cathedral
135
11 Wren Hawksmoor and the Architectural Model
147
12 The Grand Bridge in Blenheim Park
159
A Church by Vanbrugh?
177
14 Sir William Stricklands Hunting Lodge at Malton
189
23 The MARS Group and the Thirties
303
A Personal Tribute to St Pauls Cathedral and the City of London 194044
311
Index
329
List of Subscribers
341
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1993)

>

Bibliographic information