Canonic design in English mediaeval architecture. The origins and nature of systematic architectural design in England, 1215-1515.
Liverpool, University Press 1961.
8vo. 136pp, incl. numerous photo plates and 1 folding graph. Publisher’s cloth.
Dr Morgan sets out the theory that the development of Gothic style in England was based on geometric principles derived from the Master Mason’s Square. His investigations incorporate a history of the ‘regulated’ design tradition up until the early fifteenth century,