By contrast, the Lord Leicester Hospital dating mainly to the 15th century is almost invitingly familiar, certainly picturesque, and immensely rich in original timberwork.
Here, the amalgamated buildings, acquired by and built for the united merchant guilds of Warwick, constitute an exceptionally well-preserved example of urban domestic architecture that can be typologically, socially, and stylistically related to the larger picture of medieval secular architecture of towns and countryside in the high and late medieval period.
Because this subject is likely unfamiliar, I will introduce some of the major types of carpentry, investigative tools and approaches, essential terminology, and some general building categories as a preparation and context for a more in-depth consideration of two monuments: the Norman Abbey church of Notre-Dame of Jumièges near Rouen, France, dating to ca.
This extended bungalow is ideally located and has incredible views over a private lake at the rear of the property.
There is also separate living accommodation as well, via an annex, which overl...
Imperious to a degree, she created a gallery of haughty hostesses, dreadful dowagers, Teutonic chatelaines, testy old trouts and indomitable mothers- in-law.
She ranged through Shakespeare, Sheridan, Shaw, Rattigan, Coward, Bennett, Albee and Sondheim with an assured authority and a theatrical technique which made her one of the busiest and most reliable players of her generation.
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