Harris's Guide to Churches and Cathedrals by Brian L. Harris
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Harris's Guide to Churches and Cathedrals
By Brian L. Harris

Harris's Guide to Churches and Cathedrals

Discovering the Unique and Unusual in Over 500 Churches and Cathedrals

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Harris's Guide to Churches and Cathedrals by Brian L. Harris

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The unique, the unusual, the rare - these are the features that form the criteria for selection in Brian Harris's wonderful guide to churches and cathedrals. Here is a man who, in the style of Pevsner, has travelled the length and breadth of England and Wales in his quest for the most fascinating churches and cathedrals, recording his visits in minute detail and creating a marvellous treasury of facts about our religious heritage. Each church comes with a list of key must-see features - whether it be the particularly beautiful fan-vaulted cloisters of Gloucester Cathedral, the tombstone carved by Eric Gill in the graveyard of St Mary and St Lawrence in Great Waltham, Essex, or the glowing great East window in the choir at York Minster, made of the largest single area of medieval stained glass in the world. Alongside the gazetteer to 500 churches come amazing stories about every aspect of church architecture from bells and mazes, to maidens' garlands and stained glass sundials, vamping horns and wooden effigies. Fully illustrated throughout, this book will become a standard work of reference for anyone who loves visiting churches and wants to know more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091912512
ISBN-10: 0091912512
Format: Hardback
(233mm x 164mm x 40mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brian L. Harris

Brian L. Harris was a teacher for 31 years in numerous primary schools in Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire and West Sussex, including the last 19 years as Headmaster of West Wittering Parochial Primary School. After early retirement from teaching, he became a civil servant for 10 years. He has spent over 50 years researching churches and cathedrals in England and Wales. Now retired, he lives with his wife in West Wittering, West Sussex.

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