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Author Steane, John, author.

Title Traditional buildings in the Oxford region c. 1300-1840 / John Steane and James Ayres.

Publication Info. Oxford ; Oakville : Oxbow Books, [2013]
©2013

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Description 1 online resource (463 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Methods and procedures -- Building materials -- Primitive houses -- Cruck buildings -- Manorial buildings: moated sites -- Ashbury Manor -- Town houses -- Abingdon -- Houses in the countryside -- Farm buildings -- Fire hazards and fire prevention -- Brewhouses, inns, public houses -- Public buildings -- Appendices.
Summary This title offers a detailed overview of traditional buildings from Anglo-Saxon times to the 19th century, based on detailed reports undertaken on over hundred individual buildings in the region over the last decade. The authors describe cruck buildings, barns, moated sites, manor houses, town and village houses, farm buildings and 19th century model farms, brewing and public houses, communal buildings and rectories. Alongside the detailed descriptions of individual buildings, copiously illustrated with photographs and plans, is more general discussion of the architecture and the history and economy of the region. There are special sections devoted to subjects including fireplaces, secrets under the floorboards, wall paintings and smoke blackened thatch.
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Subject Vernacular architecture -- England -- Oxford Region -- Guidebooks.
Oxford Region (England) -- Guidebooks.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Guidebooks.
Guidebooks.
Added Author Ayres, James, author.
Other Form: Print version: Steane, John. Traditional buildings in the Oxford region, c. 1300-1840. Oxford ; Oakville : Oxbow Books, [2013] 9781842174791 (DLC) 2013030023 (OCoLC)871218527
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