Examples of Gothic architecture, selected from various antient edifices in England, the literary part by E.J. Wilson. (Vol.2, by A. and A.W. Pugin. Vol.3, by A.W. Pugin and T.L. Walker).

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Page xlv - There have been four more, but seem to have been removed for light; and we actually found St. Catherine, and another gentlewoman with a church in her hand, exiled into the buttery.
Page lxi - Fulke Greville, servant to Queen Elizabeth, counsellor to King James, and friend to Sir Philip Sidney.
Page xlvi - The offices belonging to it are very ample, and the oven in the bakehouse is 14 feet diameter : the left side of the south front, beyond the great gatehouse, is occupied by a long waste room like a gallery in old times, and seems as if intended for a stable, in case the castle was besieged, and it was found necessary to bring the horses or other cattle into a place of security. Underneath the eastern corner tower, in the same front, is an octagonal room, which was formerly the prison ; in the midst...
Page xlvi - The outside is a mixture of grey brick and stone, that has a very venerable appearance. The drawbridges are romantic to a degree; and there is a dungeon, that gives one a delightful idea of living in the days of soccage and under such goodly tenures.
Page 12 - The plaited skirts appended to the doublet and reaching from the waist to the knee, which are so noticeable in the male costume of the time of Henry VII. and in the early part of that of Henry VIII., and were imitated in the armour of that period.
Page 25 - ... Bukkyngham made a fayre Parke hard by the Castle, and tooke muche faire Grownd in it very frutefull of Corne, now fayr Launds for Coursynge. The Inhabytaunts cursyd the Duke for thes Lands so inclosyd. There cummith an Armelet of Severne ebbynge and flowyng into this Parke.
Page 41 - Bekingtun, as it apperith by his armes. On the south side of this area is the bisshop's palace dichid brodely and waterid about by the water of S. Andres streame let into it. This palace ys strongely waullid and...
Page 46 - Glaston., the seyde abbottes body beyng devyded in fower partes, and heedd stryken off, whereof oone quarter stondythe at Welles, another at Bathe, and at Ylchester and Brigewater the rest, and his hedd uppon the abbey gate at Glaston.
Page xlix - The Castle of Herstmonceaux stands in a pleasant park, well diversified by hill and vale, finely wooded with old trees, and well watered by clear pools, and from it there is a fine view over the adjacent rich level of Pevensey (in the midst of which, on a little rise, is the town and ancient ruined Castle of Pevensey). The sea appears in front, southward of the hills towards Hastings to the east ; and the South Downs rise mountain-like at some distance 1 Antiquities of England and Wales, v, 157-8.
Page xlv - There are two or three little courts for offices, but no magnificence of apartments. It is scarcely furnished with a few necessary beds and chairs: one side has been sashed, and a drawing-room and dining-room and two or three rooms wainscoted by the Earl of Sussex, who married a natural daughter of Charles II. Their arms with delightful carvings by Gibbons, particularly two pheasants, hang over the chimneys. Over the great drawing-room chimney is the coat armour of the first Leonard Lord Dacre, with...

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