Medieval Houses

Series: Discovering S. (297)
Anthony Emery is a leading authority on the medieval houses of England and Wales. A founder Commissioner of English Heritage, former Chairman of Bath Archaeological Trust and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, he has combined a business career with academic research.His book adopts a radically new approach to the development of houses between the eleventh and sixteenth centuries from Norman to Tudor times emphasising how their design evolved in response to political and social influences. More than a thousand medieval houses have survived in England and Wales and a list of those that are open to the public is included in the book. There are numerous illustrations, mostly in colour, throughout the text.