1st Edition

Coventry
Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology in the City and Its Vicinity





ISBN 9781906540623
Published October 31, 2010 by Routledge
408 Pages

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Book Description

This book is an outcome of the British archaeological association conference on Medieval Art, architecture and archaeology in the city and its vicinity in 2007. It addresses the rehabilitation of Coventry's medieval past and describes the evolution of archaeological enquiry.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Archaeology of Medieval Coventry 2. Recent Archaeological Work in Medieval Coventry and Future Opportunities 3. The Built Environment and the Later Medieval Economy: Coventry 1200-1540 4. The Romanesque and Early Gothic Cathedral of St Mary, Coventry 5. The Gothic Architecture of Coventry Cathedral and Priory: Keeping Up Appearances? 6. The Redevelopment of the Cathedral Priory Site from the Dissolution to the Present Day 7. St Michael's, Coventry: The Architectural History of a Medieval Urban Parish Church 8. The Development of St Mary's Hall, Coventry: A Short History 9. Made in Coventry? Seals from Coventry as Evidence of Local Craftsmanship in the Late Middle Ages 10. Coventry: A Regional Centre of Glass-Painting in the 14th Century? The Glazing of Stanford on Avon Church, Northamptonshire, and the Taxonomy of English Medieval Stained Glass Studies: Richard Marks 11. The Doom in Holy Trinity Church and Wall-Painting in Medieval Coventry 12. John Thornton of Coventry: A Reassessment of the Role of a Late Medieval Glazier 13. The Charterhouse of St Anne, Coventry: The Charterhouse of St Anne, Coventry 14. A 'bodi ful of woundis': The 15th-Century Mural at St Anne's Charterhouse, Coventry 15. Combe Abbey: From Cistercian Abbey to Country House 16. The Chantry Chapel at Guy's Cliffe 17. The College of St Mary in the Newarke 18. Kenilworth Abbey Barn: Its Construction and Uses 19. Sidelights on the 14th-Century Architecture at Kenilworth Castle

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