The Yorkshire Church Notes

The Yorkshire Church Notes

Sir Stephen Glynne (1807-1874) was one of the greatest church enthusiasts of his time, visiting over 5500 churches in England and Wales, and making careful notes and sketches of their architecture, plans and furnishing.

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Sir Stephen Glynne (1807-1874) was one of the greatest church enthusiasts of his time, visiting over 5500 churches in England and Wales, and making careful notes and sketches of their architecture, plans and furnishing.  His particular interest lay in Gothic style and in High Church principle.

An introduction places Sir Stephen’s life and work in the wider context of developing architectural and ritual scholarship.

This text is accompanied by 250 contemporary watercolours and drawings, the majority from record sources and published for the first time.  Together they provide a significant contribution to the study of Yorkshire church architecture at a time of rapid change.

  • Size 244 x 168mm
  • Format Hardback
  • Pages 544
  • ISBN 9781903564806
  • Editor Lawrence Butler