England's Thousand Best Churches

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Allen Lane, 1999 - Reference - 822 pages
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Parish churches are England's glory. They enshrine the history of a people, most of whom have lived far from the capital, court and Parliament. These people - their art, architecture and faith -are seldom recorded or celebrated. The parish church is their public monument.

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This excellent county-by-county survey celebrates the classic beauty, quirky individuality, and, in most cases, sublime resilience of England's parish churches, large and small, old and new, in city ... Read full review

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Overwhelming report. no cahtedrals. Nothing cloistered. basic requiement was that the church had to be accessible. "EULBONE, the smallest church in England". "An English church is a song without words ... Read full review


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Simon Jenkins writes a twice-weekly column for The Times and a weekly column for the London Evening Standard. In the course of his career he has edited both the Evening Standard and The Times.

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