Item Number: 109332
Title: Westminster Abbey Chapter House: The History, Art and Architecture of 'a Chapter House Beyond Compare'
Author: Rodwell, Warwick ; Richard Mortimer (eds)
Price: Not Available
Description: London: Society of Antiquaries, 2010. 30cm., hardcover, 302pp., 252 illus., many in color. Contents: 1. The chapter house complex: morphology and construction (Warwick Rodwell, FSA) ; 2. King Henry III and the chapter house of Westminster Abbey (David Carpenter) ; 3. The chapter house of Westminster Abbey: harbinger of a new dispensation in English architecture? (Christopher Wilson, FSA) ; 4. Westminster and other two-storied chapter houses and treasuries (Warwick Rodwell, FSA) ; 5. The fabric of the Westminster chapter house: filling in the gaps from Salisbury (Tim Tatton-Brown) ; 6. The monks of Westminster and their chapter house (Barbara Harvey, FSA) ; 7. The royal wardrobe and the chapter house of Westminster Abbey (Jeremy Ashbee, FSA) ; 8. The chapter house as a record office (Elizabeth Hallam Smith, FSA) ; 9. Sir George Gilbert Scott and the restoration of the chapter house, 1849–72 (Steven Brindle, FSA) ; 10. The sculptural decoration of the Westminster chapter house portals (Richard Foster, FSA, and Pamela Tudor-Craig, FSA) ; 11. Wall paintings in the chapter house (Paul Binski, FSA, and Helen Howard) ; 12. The chapter house decorated tile pavement (Laurence Keen, FSA) ; 13. The chapter house glazing (Warwick Rodwell, FSA) ; 14. The chapter house doors and their dating (Daniel Miles, FSA and Martin Bridge, FSA).
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