In the BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND series, the 2nd revised edition covers one of England's most visited areas. There are chapters by experts in prehistoric, Roman and medieval buildings and in geology. The architecture of towns such as Cirencester and Chipping Camden is covered in depth, as are the wealth of villages, manor houses and farmsteads.
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Alan Brooks was born in Middlesex and educated at the University of London. A resident of Gloucestershire, he has a lifelong interest in architectural history, particularly of the Victorian and Edwardian periods, with a special expertise in stained glass. He also serves on the Gloucester Diocesan Advisory Committee, which oversees the fittings and fabrics of local churches. He is currently at work on a revised edition of the companion volume, Gloucestershire 2: The Vale and Forest of Dean.Review:
"The inheritors of Pevsner have exceeded his achievement with no compromises. This is a great feat of publishing in the best traditions of architectural history." Colin Amery, Times Literary Supplement
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