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Title: Victorian church building and restoration in the Diocese of Norwich.
Author: Baty, E.
Awarding Body: University of East Anglia
Current Institution: University of East Anglia
Date of Award: 1987
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The subject matter consists of church buildings, erected or restored during the years 1837 to 1901, in the Church of England Diocese of Norwich. This Diocese comprised the whole of the County of Norfolk, and the area now known as East Suffolk, for the whole of the period studied. A differentiation is drawn between churches built ab churches rebuilt, churches restored and churches repaired. additions to churches are considered in the study. initio, Major The Bocio-economic conditions and means of the church in the diocese at this time are described in outline. A brief introduction to nineteenth century liturgical developments and legal procedures in the Church of England is given, with case histories. The main chapters describe the physical appearance of the churches when built or altered and the arch! tectural theories which lay behind the choice of style or plan. Work on new buildings and major additions to new buildings are considered in a separate chapter to works of restoration and reparation. In the Preface to the study some suggestions for further study are given. A Catalogue Raisonne of new and rebuilt churches is included along with handlists of major church restorations made during the period, and of architects involved with the projects described. The main chapters include descriptions of some specific buildings and the work of all major architects known to have been active in the Diocese, as well as analysis of the main developments in church architecture through the period. Brief summaries or conclusions are made at the end of each chapter.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Victorian churches of Norwich Architecture Regional planning Building