1st Edition

Carlisle and Cumbria Roman and Medieval Architecture, Art and Archaeology

By Mike McCarthy Copyright 2005
    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book compiles the papers presented at the British Archaeological association conference held in 2001, which concentrated on the Roman and medieval art, architecture and archaeology of the city and county. It provides scholars with a firm baseline for future research in this area.

    1. The Roman Town of Luguvalium and the Post-Roman Settlement 2. Murum civitatis, et fontem in ea a Romanis mire olim constructum:The Arts of Rome in Carlisle and the Civitas of the Carvetii and their Influence 3. Medieval Carlisle: Cathedral and City from Foundation to Dissolution 4. The Great Tower of Carlisle Castle 5. ‘King Arthur lives in merry Carleile’ 6. Augustinian Architecture in the Twelfth Century: The Context for Carlisle 7. The Romanesque Fabric of Carlisle Cathedral 8. The Construction of the Gothic Choir of Carlisle Cathedral, and the Evidence of the Masons’ Marks 9. The Chancel Roof of Carlisle Cathedral: Its Architectural and Historical Context 10. ‘The dim shadowing of the things which should be’: The Fourteenth-Century Doom in the East Window of Carlisle Cathedral 11. The Stylistic Antecedents of the Gondibour Screen at Carlisle Cathedral 12. Carlisle Cathedral Misericords: Style and Iconography 13. Late Medieval Paintings at Carlisle 14. Archibald Campbell Tait, Dean of Carlisle 1850 to 1856, and Ewan Christian, Architect 15. The Architecture of Holm Cultram Abbey 16. Rose Castle 17. Romanesque Architecture and Architectural Sculpture in the Diocese of Carlisle


    Mike McCarthy