Author:Bussby, Frederick; foreword by H.M. Elizabeth Regina

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Winchester Cathedral 1079-1979

By: Bussby, Frederick; foreword by H.M. Elizabeth Regina.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paul Cave: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2800

ISBN: 0 86146 002 2

Condition: V.g.


Slight edge wear to jacket, price clipped, bottom edge of front cover bumped, otherwise near fine. Once the largest church in the world this is possibly still the most interesting English cathedral, not least for its turlough in the crypt. With decorative carvings ranging from the sublime (quire stalls) to the ridiculous (a memorial to the diver who repaired the foundations) the building has much to offer its visitors. Sadly this noncentenary account, by the canon residentiary, is somewhat pedestrian, unless you are easily enthralled by episcopal portraits. Appendices list the Bishops, Priors,... View more info