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Description - Scotland's Best Churches by John R. Hume

The fascinating variety of Scotland's church buildings is rarely appreciated. Many are hidden away in remote country areas, or in parts of towns and cities not often visited. Others are critical to the 'sense of place' that makes settlements recognised and loved. In this book over a hundred and fifty churches still used for worship are illustrated with line drawings and photographs, with pithy texts drawing out where they fit into the fabric of Scotland, and into nearly a thousand years of church construction. Some are well-known and widely loved; others will surprise and delight.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748621798
ISBN-10: 0748621792
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 24mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 14-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John R. Hume

John Hume taught economic and industrial history at Strathclyde University for twenty years, before moving to Historic Scotland in 1984 where he became Chief Inspector of Historic Buildings. He holds Honorary Professorships in the Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, is Honorary Fellow of RIAS, and Honorary Vice-President of the Association for Industrial Archaeology.

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