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Stables and Stable Blocks Christopher Powell

Stables and Stable Blocks By Christopher Powell

Stables and Stable Blocks by Christopher Powell


$13.99
Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Stables and stable blocks are one of the building types most evocative of the spirit of bygone times. This book examines the architecture of stables of all kinds from humble farm buildings to the ornate and stylish courtyard blacks of country houses. It also illustrates a range of examples and relates them to a pattern of building development.

Stables and Stable Blocks Summary

Stables and Stable Blocks by Christopher Powell

Stables and stable blocks are one of the building types most evocative of the spirit of bygone times. This book examines the architecture of stables of all kinds from humble farm buildings to the ornate and stylish courtyard blacks of great country houses. Among the endless variety of building shapes and forms are curiosities like circular stable blocks for canal horses and multi-storey stables for urban draught horses. This book illustrates a wide range of examples and relates them to a broad pattern of building development.

About Christopher Powell

Christopher Powell studied architecture at the University of Bristol and social history at Brunel University. He worked as an achitect in London and the South-east. He currently lectures at the Welsh School of Architecture, University of Wales College of Cardiff.

Table of Contents

Origins; Farm stables; Stables with houses; Stables for business - and modern stables; Further reading.

Additional information

GOR001860625
9780747801054
0747801053
Stables and Stable Blocks by Christopher Powell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
19910401
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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