Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales :: Michael Thompson

Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales :: Michael Thompson soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!

Aldershot, Brookfield, Singapore & Sydney: Ashgate, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: List of bishops houses by dioceses; Building elevations; Floor plans; Line drawings; Black & white photographs; List of abbreviations; Frontispiece; Appendices (3); Plans;

From the cover: From 1133 to 1536 there were 17 bishops sees in England and four in Wales. Two of these 21 sees had two cathedrals: Bath and Wells and Coventry and Lichfield. At each cathedral the bishop had a house or palace. The book describes the surviving medieval remains there and the far more numerous manor houses and castles owned by the bishops, as well as their London houses. Apart from royal residences these are by far the largest group of medieval domestic buildings of a single type still extant. An attempt is made to des…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Just a hint of fading to the spine of the dust wrapper. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Purple boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xiv) 207 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Architecture catalogue?



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