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King's Lynn and the Fens
Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology

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ISBN 9781906540166
Published September 1, 2008 by Routledge
264 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 King's Lynn and the Fens in 2005. It focuses particularly on the themes of landscapes and parish churches, with a contrast between the great aristocratic and monastic sites.

Table of Contents

1. King John's Cup' 2. The Red Mount Chapel, King's Lynn 3. The Former Nave and Choir Oak Furnishings, and the West End and South Porch Doors, at the Chapel of St Nicholas 4. The Pine Standard Chest in St Margaret's Church, King's Lynn, and the Social and Economic Significance of the Type 5. Trading Places: Counting Houses and the Hanseatic 'Steelyard' in King's Lynn 6. Masters of Kirkstead: Hunting for Salvation 7. Sadly mangled by the insulting claws of time': Thirteenth-Century Work at Croyland Abbey Church 8. Snettisham Church 9. The Tomb of Sir Humphrey de Littlebury at All Saints, Holbeach 10. The Fourteenth-Century Wall-Paintings at Castle Acre Priory and Greyfriars, Great Yarmouth 11. The Stained Glass of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk: The Stained Glass of Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen 12. Romanesque Sculpture in Parish Churches of the Lincolnshire Fens: Thomas E. Russo 13. Investment in Local Church Fabric in the Lincolnshire Fenlands c. 1150-c. 1210: Moulton and Whaplode: Duncan Givans 14. Medieval Choir Stalls in Parish Churches

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