Transportation

England's Cathedrals by Train

England's Cathedrals by Train

Author: Murray Naylor

Publisher: Remember When

ISBN: 9781473826960

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 146

One of the jewels in the nation's crown is its Anglican cathedrals. Many, constructed after the invasion of 1066, stand as monuments to the determination and commitment of their Norman builders. Others have been built in later centuries while some started life as parish churches and were subsequently raised to cathedral status. Places of wonder and beauty, they symbolize the Christian life of the nation and are more visited today than ever as places which represent England's religious creed, heritage and the skills of their builders.Eight hundred years later came the Victorians who pioneered the Industrial Revolution and created railways. Like their Norman predecessors they built to last and the railway system bequeathed to later generations, has endured in much the same form as when originally constructed. There is little sign that railways will be displaced by other modes of transport, anyway in the foreseeable future,Combining a study of thirty-three English cathedrals and the railway systems which allow them to be reached, the author seeks to celebrate these two magnificent institutions. In the process he hopes to encourage others to travel the same journeys as he himself has undertaken.As seen in The Church Times and Worcester News.
Transportation

Englands Historic Churches by Train

Englands Historic Churches by Train

Author: Murray Naylor

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781473871441

Category: Transportation

Page: 240

View: 967

The second millennium saw the spread and consolidation of Christianity in Britain. One means by which the Normans tightened their grip on Britain after 1066 was by the construction of magnificent cathedrals, thereby demonstrating their intention to remain here. In his earlier book Englands Cathedrals by Train Murray Naylor explained how these hallowed buildings could be reached by train, relating their history and their principal features. His book invited readers to discover how the Normans and Victorians helped to shape our lives, either in constructing cathedrals or inventing railways. Englands Great Historic Churches is the logical follow on to this book. Travelling across England it selects thirty-two of our ancient churches, relating their history and identifying those aspects which a visitor might overlook. His journeys include the great medieval abbeys at Tewkesbury, Selby and Hexham; the less well known priories at Cartmel and Great Malvern and other grand churches severely reduced after the Dissolution of Henry VIIIs reign, notably at Bridlington and Christchurch. He visits a church at Chesterfield where the spire leans at a crooked angle and goes to Boston, where the church - known as the Stump was a starting point for many who emigrated to America in the 17th Century. Pride of place goes to Beverley Minster. In parallel he offers further observations on how railways have developed since the early 1800s and their future.
Architecture

Cathedrals of Britain: North of England and Scotland

Cathedrals of Britain: North of England and Scotland

Author: Bernadette Fallon

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781526703866

Category: Architecture

Page: 144

View: 613

**Pointing persistently to heaven: A guide to UK cathedrals**Power, glory, bloodshed, prayer: cathedrals in the UK are as much about human drama as spiritual sanctuary, as much about political wrangling as religious fervor. From Christian beginnings in the Middle Ages through Reformation, Renaissance and Modernity, the great cathedrals of Britain have been both battleground and place of quiet reflection; created for the glory of God for sure, but also for the glory of men.Theres a litany of great deeds and a list of secrets tied up in our national cathedrals and all are revealed within our guides, the ideal companions to the stories behind the greatest cathedrals of all. Whether you are traveling to view the buildings themselves or being an armchair enthusiast, let us take you on a journey.**Book One: The North of England and Scotland**From early Celtic influences through to English Reformation and the rise of Scots Calvinism, Scotland and the north of England has had a turbulent religious history. It was once united as the Kingdom of Northumbria, from Edinburgh and Lothian right down to the Humber, incorporating the counties of Durham and York and the holy isle of Lindisfarne. Today the kingdom has been dismantled but the cathedrals, which include some of the most famous buildings in the UK, still flourish and offer their secrets for discovery.Here you will solve the mystery recently uncovered in a mass grave in the countrys oldest cathedral. Find a link to one of the UKs most famous retailers in an 11th century building. Enter inside the grand Scottish cathedral built in tribute to a 7th century Greek hermit. And go underground to discover a Saxon crypt, dating from the mid 600s.
History

Pilgrimage and England's Cathedrals

Pilgrimage and England's Cathedrals

Author: Dee Dyas

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030480325

Category: History

Page: 282

View: 223

"A brilliant breakthrough in pilgrimage studies. An exemplary study that shows how to bring together different academic and institutional interests in a common cause – understanding the relationship between pilgrimage and English cathedrals over time. A publication that will, hopefully, inspire similar collaborative studies around the globe." - John Eade, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Roehampton, UK "People who oversee, minister, lead worship, guide, welcome, manage, market, promote and maintain cathedrals will find this book an indispensable treasure. It is aware of the awesome complexity inherent in cathedral life but it doesn’t duck the issues: its clear-eyed focus is on the way people experience cathedrals and how these extraordinary holy places can speak and connect with all the diversity represented by the people who come to them. In a spiritually-hungry age, this book shows us how to recognise and meet that hunger. This book will be required reading for all us “insiders” trying to invite and signpost access to holy ground." - The Very Reverend Adrian Dorber, Dean of Lichfield, Chair of the Association of English Cathedrals This book looks at England's cathedrals and their relationship with pilgrimage throughout history and in the present day. The volume brings together historians, social scientists, and cathedral practitioners to provide groundbreaking work, comprising a historical overview of the topic, thematic studies, and individual views from prominent clergy discussing how they see pilgrimage as part of the contemporary cathedral experience.
Architecture

Understanding England's Cathedrals

Understanding England's Cathedrals

Author: Dave Hennis

Publisher: Arena books

ISBN: 9781909421691

Category: Architecture

Page: 173

View: 993

A comprehensive illustrated guide to understanding the history, structure, and purpose of England's cathedrals.
Travel

The Rough Guide to England

The Rough Guide to England

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9780241202142

Category: Travel

Page: 738

View: 594

The new Rough Guide to England is the definitive insider's guide to a country rich in history, heritage and culture. Now in full colour throughout, this fully updated guide has clear maps, detailed itineraries and regional highlights. Now available in PDF format. There's practical information and advice on visiting England's beautiful countryside and coastline, as well as the many diverse cities, towns and picture-postcard villages. Don't miss a thing with up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, from boutique hotels to budget hostels, the most authentic pubs and new-on-the-scene restaurants, and the most exciting activities and experiences. Whether you're camping on a remote Cornish peninsula, hiking in the Peak District, being pampered in a spa town or browsing markets in London's East End, explore every corner of this superb country with easy-to-use maps and detailed sights information. Make the most of your time on EarthTM with The Rough Guide to England.
Cathedrals

Cathedrals of England ...

Cathedrals of England ...

Author: William Charles Edmund Newbolt

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435020625752

Category: Cathedrals

Page: 351

View: 348

Architecture

Play Among Books

Play Among Books

Author: Miro Roman

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 9783035624052

Category: Architecture

Page: 528

View: 793

How does coding change the way we think about architecture? This question opens up an important research perspective. In this book, Miro Roman and his AI Alice_ch3n81 develop a playful scenario in which they propose coding as the new literacy of information. They convey knowledge in the form of a project model that links the fields of architecture and information through two interwoven narrative strands in an “infinite flow” of real books. Focusing on the intersection of information technology and architectural formulation, the authors create an evolving intellectual reflection on digital architecture and computer science.
Great Britain

The Cathedral Towns and Intervening Places of England, Ireland and Scotland

The Cathedral Towns and Intervening Places of England, Ireland and Scotland

Author: Thomas William Silloway

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044081175556

Category: Great Britain

Page: 378

View: 187

Travel

Rick Steves England

Rick Steves England

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781641712378

Category: Travel

Page: 1028

View: 485

Hike the wild moors of Dartmoor, explore the scenic bays of Cornwall, and dive into history at Hadrian's Wall: England is yours to discover with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves England you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more in England Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the ancient and mysterious Stonehenge to cozy corner pubs How to connect with local culture: Enjoy an evening at the theatre, take high tea in a classic hotel, or cheer on the team with fans at a football match Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a pint Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods, historic sites, and museums Detailed neighborhood and museum maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a phrase book of British slang, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 900 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on London, Windsor and Cambridge, Canterbury, Dover, Brighton, Portsmouth, Dartmoor, Cornwall, Penzance, St. Ives, Penwith Peninsula, Bath, Glastonbury, Wells, Avebury, Stonehenge, Salisbury, Oxford, the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Coventry, Ironbridge Gorge, Liverpool, Blackpool, the Lake District, Yorkshire, Durham, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves England. Visiting for less than two weeks? Try Rick Steves Best of England.
History

A History of England, Julius Caesar to Richard III

A History of England, Julius Caesar to Richard III

Author: H. O. Arnold-Forster

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387013128

Category: History

Page: 246

View: 116

This volume, which is the first third of a book that was used in Charlotte Mason's schools for English History, contains the history of Britain from the landing of Julius Caesar to the death of Richard III. ""A small book, written in simple language, sufficiently full to serve for reference, and at the same time sufficiently interesting to be read as well as to be consulted, and a book within the reach of all in matter of price, is what very many men and women, both young and old, undoubtedly require. To supply such a book has been the sole aim of the author."" -H. O. Arnold-Forster Originally published in 1907, it tells of characters and events which are worthy of study today. ""It is a great thing to possess a pageant of history in the background of one's thoughts...the present becomes enriched with the wealth of all that has gone before."" (Charlotte Mason)
Cathedrals

The Cathedral Churches of England and Wales

The Cathedral Churches of England and Wales

Author: England

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044108139155

Category: Cathedrals

Page: 304

View: 196