Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300–1500: Volume 3, Southern England
This is the third volume of Anthony Emery's magisterial survey, Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300–1500, first published in 2006. Across the three volumes Emery has examined afresh and re-assessed over 750 houses, the first comprehensive review of the subject for 150 years. Covered are the full range of leading homes, from royal and episcopal palaces to manor houses, as well as community buildings such as academic colleges, monastic granges and secular colleges of canons. This volume surveys Southern England and is divided into three regions, each of which includes a separate historical and architectural introduction as well as thematic essays prompted by key buildings. The text is complemented throughout by a wide range of plans and diagrams and a wealth of photographs showing the present condition of almost every house discussed. This is an essential source for anyone interested in the history, architecture and culture of medieval England and Wales.
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Ecclesiastical houses 21 Collegiate foundations 22 Moated
Abingdon Abbey and monastic granges 43 Acton Court 48
Ashbury Manor 50 Ashleworth Court 53 Hampton Castle
Beverston Castle 67 Boarstall Tower 70 Broadway Abbots
historical hackgound 260 PART III SOUTHWEST ENGLAND
architectural introduction 267 Dorset and Wiltshire 443 Somerset 445 Devon
The impact of the Hundred Years War on English houses 45 7 Monastic foundations
manor houses 492 Blackmoor Manor 495 Bowhill 497 and priests houses in southwest England 629 Shute 632
Buckfast Abbey Guest House 506 Cadhay Stourton House 643 Sturminster Newton Manor House
Croscombe Hall 533 Dartington Hall 534 Exeter Truthall and Medros Manors 657 Wardour Castle 658
Bishops Palace and episcopal houses in Devon 549 Exeter Weare Giffard Hall 665 Wells Bishops Palace and episcopal
Donnington Castle 83 Dorney Court and local framed
Fyfield Manor 99 Gloucester Abbey and regional abbatial
Barnard Inn and London corporate institutions 221 Crosby 428 Wolvesey Highclere and the residences of the bishops
Lambeth Palace London 235 Low Hall Manor and lesser
Kingston Seymour Manor House 578 Knightstone 580
Abbey abbot Acton Court apartments Arch architectural Berkeley Berkeley Castle Berkshire Beverston Castle bishop brick Broughton Castle Buckinghamshire building built buttresses Castle chamber block chapel church cloister College contemporary corbels courtyard crenellate cross wing decorative doorway Dorney Court earl earlier early east Edward England entrance entry estates Eton College evidence extended feet fifteenth century fireplace first-floor four-centred fourteenth century frontage garderobe gatehouse gateway Gloucestershire ground ground-floor hall Henry household Ightham Mote Ihid initially inner inserted Kent kitchen late medieval later lodging range London Lord lower manor house moat moulded original outer court Oxford Oxfordshire Palace PLATE porch rebuilt remodelled replaced residence residential retains roof royal side sixteenth stair stone storeyed structure Sudeley Castle survives Sussex thirteenth century timber timber-framed tower trusses Tudor turret two-storeyed undercroft upper floor vaulted Wanswell Winchester Winchester College Wingfield Manor Wykeham
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