The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain: Represented and Illustrated in a Series of Views, Elevations, Plans, Sections, and Details, of Various Ancient English Edifices: with Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each, Band 4
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1814
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Abbey abbot ACCOUNT aile ancient angle apartments appears arches ARCHITECTURAL ANTIQUITIES Author Bishop Britain building built buttresses called capitals castle cathedral century chamber chancel chapel choir church columns communicated contained continued court cross divided door door-way Drawing Earl early east Edward elevation Engraved entrance erected fair feet floor formed four gate GLASTONBURY ABBEY granted Hall hand height Henry images interesting John King Lady land latter lofty London Longman Lord monastery monks nave offices original ornaments paid period Plan Plate pointed portion possession present Printed priory probably Published Queen reign remains repair Richard rising roof round ruins Saxon says shews side situation south side square standing stone story style supported Thomas tombe tower transept upper wall Warwick whole
Seite 182 - Fulke Greville, servant to Queen Elizabeth, counsellor to King James, and friend to Sir Philip Sidney.
Seite 11 - England j and that in the finest wise, with the best, cleanest, and strongest glasse of beyond the Sea that may be had in England, and of the finest colours of blew, yellow, red, purpure, sanguine and violet, and of all other colours that shall be most necessary, and best to make rich and embellish the matters, Images, and stories...
Seite 145 - I muche notyd in the hawle of Bolton, how chimeneys were conveyed by tunnells made on the syds of the walls betwyxt the lights in the hawle, and by this means, and by no covers, is the smoke of the harthe in the hawle wonder strangely conveyed.
Seite 145 - ... the fret of the vaulting, and hang streaming from the roofs. The gloom of these ancient cells, the shade and verdure of the landscape, the glittering and murmur of the stream, the lofty towers and long perspectives of the church, in the midst of a clear bright day, detained me for many hours and were the truest subjects for my glass I have yet met with any where.
Seite 13 - Austen, xi. Feb. 28 H 6, doth covenant to cast and make an Image of a man armed, of fine Latten, garnished with certain ornaments, viz. with Sword and Dagger ; with a Garter ; with a Helme and Crest under his head, and at his feet a Bear musted [muzzled], and a Griffon perfectly made of the finest Latten according to patterns...
Seite 174 - Prince at one time, built with as much uniformity and conveniency as any houses of later time ; and with such stately cellars ; all carried upon pillars, and architecture of freestone, carved and wrought as the like are not within this kingdom ; and also all other houses for officers answerable.
Seite 11 - Glasse, he shall put in as little as shall be needfull for the shewing and setting forth of the matters, Images, and storyes. And the said Glasier shall take charge of the same Glasse, wrought and to be brought to Warwick, and set up there, in the windows of the said Chapell ; the Executors paying to the said Glasier for every foot of Glasse ii.s., and so for the whole xciJt.
Seite i - Antiquity, like every other quality that attracts the notice of mankind has undoubtedly votaries that reverence it, not from reason, but from prejudice. Some seem to admire indiscriminately whatever has been long preserved without considering that time has sometimes co-operated with chance ; all perhaps are more willing to honour...
Seite 174 - Calvinists, on a suspicion of their tendency to cherish and revive a spirit of idolatry, came into general vogue. When the queen paraded through a country town, almost every pageant was a pantheon. When she paid a visit at the house of any of her nobility, at entering the hall she was saluted by the Penates, and conducted to her privy-chamber by Mercury.