Buckinghamshire (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)

Buckinghamshire (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)

By: Nikolaus Pevsner (author), Dr Elizabeth Williamson (author)Hardback

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This completely new edition reveals a county of contrasts. The semi-rural suburbia of outer-Outer London, with its important early Modern Movement houses, is counterbalanced by magnificent mansions and parks, like idyllic Stowe and the Rothschilds' extravaganza at Waddesdon. The Saxon Church at Wing, the exquisite seventeenth-century Winslow Hall, and Slough's twentieth-century factories all contribute to Buckinghamshire's rich inheritance. In this new edition, the unspoilt centres of small towns, like Amersham and Buckingham, are revisited and Milton Keynes, Britain's last and most ambitious New Town, is explained and explored. The rich diversity of rural buildings, built of stone, brick, timber, and even earth, is investigated with scholarship and discrimination. This accessible and comprehensive guide is prefaced by an illuminating introduction and has many excellent illustrations, plans and maps.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780300095845
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 832
  • ID: 9780300095845
  • weight: 953
  • ISBN10: 0300095848

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