1st Edition

Medieval Art and Architecture in the Diocese of Glasgow

By Richard Fawcett Copyright 1999
    by Routledge

    180 Pages
    by Routledge

    This volume includes many of the papers given at the 1997 conference of the British Archaeological Association. It focuses on aspects of patronage, the wider architectural context of the cathedral, and on the Romaneque sculpture and manuscripts with the diocese.

    1. Introduction 2. St Kentigern at Glasgow Cathedral in the Twelfth Century 3. Highlights of the Excavations at Glasgow Cathedral 1992–93 4. Late Twelfth-Century Polychromy from Glasgow Cathedral 5. The Twelfth-Century Predecessors of Glasgow Cathedral and their Relationship with Jedburgh Abbey 6. The Choirs of Glasgow and Canterbury Cathedrals 7. The Stellar Vaults of Glasgow Cathedral’s Inner Crypt and Villard de Honnecourt’s Chapter-House Plan: A Conundrum Revisited 8. Aspects of the Design of the Eastern Arm of Glasgow Cathedral and their Historical Context 9. Glasgow Cathedral and the Wooden Barrel Vault in Twelfth-and Thirteenth-Century Architecture in Scotland 10. The Photogrammetric Record Survey of Glasgow Cathedral 11. Classical Forms in Scottish Romanesque Sculpture: Douglas, Rutherglen and Airth 12. Manuscripts and Libraries in the Diocese of Glasgow before the Reformation 13. Court Patronage in Scotland 1240–1340 14. The Social Background to the Bute Mazer


    Fawcett, Richard