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Yorkshire’s Ruined Abbies


With a Foreword by Dr. C.H. Moody. To which has been added a short illustrated Glossary of architectural and monastic terms.

Published: 1938]

Stock code: 416

Price: £20.00

This work, which deserves wider recognition, is arguably one of the best of the pre-War travellers' guides to its subject. Each individual location is placed in its architectural and clerical context in a readable manner while the glossary is charmingly illustrated and surprisingly compendious. The 10 full-page illustrations of key architectural features act as a valuable ready reference, a precursor of the achievements of Pevsner and his school yet to come.