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Worcester Cathedral: its history, its architecture, its library, its school.

Worcester Cathedral: its history, its architecture, its library, its school.

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Published by British Publishing Co. in Gloucester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Worcester.
    • Subjects:
    • Worcester Cathedral.,
    • Cathedral libraries -- England -- Worcester.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA5471.W8 W8 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6019364M
      LC Control Number66078638

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The cathedral was built from the 11 th to the 16 th century. The building of the cathedral started in and lasted up to The building reflects every English architecture style from Norman to Perpendicular Gothic.

The cathedral is renowned for the Norman crypt and its. Encyclopædia biblica; a critical dictionary of the literary, political and religious history, the archæology, geography, and natural history of the Bible T.

Cheyne Cheyne, T. 22 Sep - Explore davidk's board "Worcester Cathedral" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Worcester cathedral, Cathedral and Worcester pins. Worcester Cathedral is one of England's most magnificent and inspiring buildings, a place of prayer and worship for fourteen centuries.

Read More One of England’s loveliest cathedrals, with Royal Tombs, Medieval cloisters, an ancient crypt and Opened: Worcester has been the seat of a bishopric since the Seventh Century, and the Cathedral was served by monks until the Reformation.

St Oswald and St Wulfstan were among the bishops. Since the Eighteenth Century, the Cathedral has been famous for its part in the annual Three Choirs Festival, the oldest choral festival in existence. Unique in its possession of a chained library and of the Mappa Mundi, Hereford Cathedral is remarkable for its architecture, its long history and its musical tradition.

Hereford Cathedral is the definitive account of its history from Anglo-Saxon times to the present, and of its architecture, fittings, musical tradition, archives and library. Worcester Cathedral: its history, its architecture, its library, its school C.S._Lewis added: The Plays and Poems of George Chapman: The Tragedies by George Chapman.

Worcester (/ ˈ w ʊ s t ər / WUUS-tər) is a city, and county seat of, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United after Worcester, England, as of the Census the city's population wasmaking it the second-most populous city in New England after Boston.

Worcester is approximately 40 miles (64 km) west of Boston, 50 miles its school. book km) east of County: Worcester. Worcester Cathedral, is an Anglican cathedral in Worcester, England, situated on a bank overlooking the River is the seat of the Bishop of Worcester.

Its official name is the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Mary the Virgin of present cathedral church was built between andand represents every style of English architecture. One of Worcester’s most striking attractions is its newest: The Hive is the first joint public and university library in Europe and is set in a distinctive building inspired by the kilns of the Royal Worcester porcelain factory and covered in golden tiles.

Inside, its architecture is equally impressive with a grand ash wood : Britain Magazine. The civil war caused terrible loss of life and destruction of property across the British Isles committed by all sides. In Worcester, site of the first and last battles of the war, and held by a royalist garrison for most of that time, the city was to be greatly harmed.

With the war over, the Cathedral and its citizens faced the task of rebuilding. Come and visit the University City of Worcester and enjoy its interesting architecture, fascinating history, exciting sporting venues and vibrant shopping. The City of Worcester is best known for its impressive Cathedral, the world renowned Worcester Porcelain museum, it’s famous Worcestershire Sauce and New Road Cricket Ground.

Library - Library - The Middle Ages and the Renaissance: As European monastic communities were set up (from as early as the 2nd century ad), books were found to be essential to the spiritual life.

The rule laid down for observance by several monastic orders enjoined the use of books: that of the Benedictine order, especially, recognized the importance of reading and.

Worcester Cathedral library is home to a collection of scrapbooks which stretch back in date to the s. These fascinating records document events in the Cathedral as well as Worcester more generally throughout the years.

Volunteers today still add to ongoing scrapbooks in order to preserve a snapshot of Cathedral life for future generations. MANN 14/4 98 - Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary of Worcester / by J.M.

Wilson MANN 14/4 99 - Worcester Cathedral, its history, its architecture, its library, its school MANN 14/4 - Guide book to York Minster / by the Rev. Harrison MANN 14/4/23 - Guide to the Church of the Assumption and St. Nicholas, Echyngham, Sussex. Worcester Cathedral: Its monuments and their stories by The Very Reverend W.

Moore Ede N.B. To my delight, I came across an entry about the school I used to work at, ‘Christ’s College’, described in The Official Handbook as “a highly useful and effective establishment” with teaching so good “that the school has attained what may be Author: Worcester Cathedral Library.

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Worcester is a beautiful Cathedral and University City with a fascinating history of industry, a wealth of interesting architecture, top class sports teams and venues, an unrivalled selection of high street names and independent boutiques and a vibrant programme of events.

The city is best known for its magnificent Cathedral but is also famous. Worcester Cathedral, before the English Reformation known as Worcester Priory, is an Anglican cathedral in Worcester, England; situated on a bank overlooking the River is the seat of the Bishop of Worcester.

Its official name is The Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Mary the Virgin of between andWorcester Cathedral represents every. The University has also worked with Worcestershire County Council to develop The Hive, a £60m Joint University and Public Library and History Centre on a site adjacent to the City Campus, creating a new learning and cultural quarter for the City of Worcester.

Don’t miss our new National Lottery Heritage Funded exhibition Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation, which explores 1, years of history and reveals some of the Cathedral’s greatest treasures. We hope that your visit to our website will inspire you to visit and explore the Cathedral, its history and treasures in person.

Worcester Cathedral Library and Archive On manuscrips, the middle ages, maps, music and much more. Pages. A History of the Worcester Royal Infirmary, London Posted by The cathedral’s edition of this book was published in Few authors can say that there work would still be printed nearly two hundred years after their death.

The cathedral is rebuilt in Norman or Romanesque style. This is the earliest type of architecture still visible in the cathedral today. s: Hereford Cathedral has become an important national centre of learning and scholarship.

It is believed that a school already existed at this time, making our cathedral school one of the oldest in the. He has the reputation of being the most distinguished organ builder of the 19th century. This instrument is considered to be one of the most important organs in France, & is notable for its unusually powerful 32' Contre Bombarde.

The organ stands unaltered & thus is one of the few of the master's works to speak with its original voice. New-York Historical Society Library. Double fore-edge paintings of St. Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey, and is of unusually small size for a double painting.

The Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. Among these types of buildings the cathedral is probably the best known, to the extent that the word cathedral is sometimes mistakenly applied as a generic term for any very large and imposing church.

In fact, a cathedral does not have to be large or imposing, although many cathedrals are. The cathedral takes its name from the word cathedra, or "bishop's throne" (in Latin: ecclesia.

The library contains the famous 'Exeter Book' of Anglo-Saxon verse, the Exon Domesday and many other historical documents. Visitor facilities include a well-stocked shop and onsite café, serving a range of light lunches, afternoon teas and light snacks.

The Cathedral prides itself on its choral tradition which dates back nearly years. Work on the cathedral began after a fire in Work took over years, and was delayed by another fire in The church was consecrated inenlarged in and again in the early s.

At its completion in the mids, the cathedral was one of the longest churches in the world, had one of the tallest spires and some of the finest stained tion: Saint Paul.

Hereford Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Hereford in Hereford, most famous treasure is Mappa Mundi, a medieval map of the world created around by Richard of Holdingham.

The map is listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. The cathedral is a Grade I listed building. The site of the cathedral became a place Country: England. Worcester's city and its people were addressed through direct contact in the form of six three- hour group class visits, to industrial site, church, library, private home, civic institution, and school.

Matthew's church confronting the task of preserving and communicating its extraordinary artistic heritage of architecture and stained glass.

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In the most recent National Student Survey (), the University of Worcester was ranked 15 th in the Country for Learning Resources, with students praising the facilities and access.

The church began with just 11 members, but were soon joined by former members of the congregational church, and by the membership had grown to people.

The first photo was taken less than a decade later, and shows the church as it appeared around the time when Indian Orchard was at its peak as a manufacturing center. Worcester Cathedral Library contains medieval manuscripts, the largest number of any English cathedral except Durham.

Most of them belonged to the pre-Reformation Cathedral Priory and date between the eleventh and late fifteenth centuries. The. If you have an old book that you would like us to research, or if you have any other questions regarding old books, e-mail us through our Ask-A-Librarian service, or contact your local library.

You can also mail your questions to: Humanities Department Enoch Pratt Free Library State Library Resource Center Cathedral Street Baltimore, MD   [Fletcher] history of architecture 1. A HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE ON THE COMPARATIVE METHOD.

" The spirit of antiquity, enshrined In sumptuous buildings, vocal in sweet song, In picture speaking with heroic tongue, And with devout solemnities entwined Strikes to the seat of grace within the mind: Hence forms that glide with swan-like.

First published inthis book presents the content of a catalogue of manuscripts in Worcester Cathedral library created by Patrick Young (), the royal librarian to James I and Charles I. The catalogue, which was rediscovered in Scott, George Gilbert Sir George Gilbert Scott, the Joint Restoration Committee, and the refurnishing of Worcester Cathedral, by R.

B Lockett King's College Chapel: notes on its history and present condition by Thomas John Proctor Carter.The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tewkesbury, (commonly known as Tewkesbury Abbey), in the English county of Gloucestershire, is a parish church and a former Benedictine is one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in Britain, and has probably the largest Romanesque crossing tower in manship: High church / Modern Catholic.