This compact guide to Britain's churches brings out the richness and diversity of over 1500 years of Christian heritage; it also places the parish church at the core of our social and cultural history. The author explains the importance of place in the siting of a church, the various architectural styles, the layout of the interior in relation to religious practice, the purpose and meaning of stained glass and wall paintings, and much else. In short, the perfect companion for the church visitor.
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(235mm x 156mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Richard Hayman
The author is a consultant architectural historian who has been visiting and photographing churches for over 20 years. He is the author of 'Ironbridge: a History & Guide' and 'Ironmaking' (both published byTempus). He lives in Shrewsbury.