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Sussex, West

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This volume covers some of the finest landscape and architecture in southern England, much of it set within the South Downs National Park. The county's small towns and villages feature a pleasing m...

This volume covers some of the finest landscape and architecture in southern England, much of it set within the South Downs National Park. The county's small towns and villages feature a pleasing mix of stone, timber, and brick houses of every period. Among numerous atmospheric country houses are the Tudor ruins of Cowdray, the Elizabethan mansion at Parham, and the French-inspired Petworth in its great park, famously captured in Turner's paintings. On the grandest scale is the mighty Arundel Castle, seat of the Duke of Norfolk, while Chichester, the only city in West Sussex, boasts one of the country's most important 12th-century cathedrals. Among many major ecclesiastical and educational establishments built in the 19th century, none is more impressive than Lancing College set high above the coast. New research accompanies 130 specially commissioned color photographs in this authoritative and expert guide.

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Creator
by Elizabeth Williamson, Tim Hudson, Jeremy Musson and Ian Nairn ; with contributions from John Crook, David Rudling and Bernard Worssam
Format
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Publication
  • New Haven : Yale University Press, 2019
Physical Details
  • xxi, 819 pages, [64] pages of colour plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 23 cm
ISBNs
9780300225211, 0300225210
OCLC
on1090422668

  • "Originally published 1965, Ian Nairn and Nikolaus Pevsner"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-77) and indexes.
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