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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Jenkins has produced a rich tome here which is just about small enough to take around with you. He hasn't just sat in his armchair and written this one. He has actually visited all of the Churches in the book. For added value we also have classic photography from the country life archive Read full review

England's thousand best churches

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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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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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