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Apted, M.R., Gilyard-Beer, R., & Saunders, A.D. (eds)

Ancient monuments and their interpretation. Essays presented to A.J.Taylor.

London & Chichester, Phillimore 1977.

Reference: 13106
Price: £50 [convert currency]

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4to. xix + (1) + 371 + (1)pp, 32 photo plates, also diagrams and plans in text. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper.

This provides eighteen excellent essays on archaeological sites, historic buildings and mediaeval artefacts in Britain, written by Arnold Taylor’s colleagues in the Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments. These offer valuable discussions of such topics as the turrets of Hadrian’s Wall, Romanesque column bases, three major mediaeval English castles and the seventeenth century architectural elements of Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales.