The Handbook of British Architectural Styles
A perfect pocket guide for visiting stately homes, cathedrals, castles and other old buildings in Britain. Separate sections divide architecture into six chronological periods, each with an introduction to the history of the period, brief notes on the architects and styles with typical examples of the buildings throughout Britain that are open to the public.
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