Architectural Illustrations and Description of the Cathedral Church at Durham download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert William Billings

Architectural Illustrations and Description of the Cathedral Church at Durham download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert William Billings year 2012
  • Book name: Architectural Illustrations and Description of the Cathedral Church at Durham
  • Author: Robert William Billings
  • Release date: 2012/10/19
  • Publisher: RAREBOOKSCLUB.COM
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Architecture
  • ISBN: 9781231046173
  • Rating: 7.97 of 10
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  • Review by: Paola Moser
  • Review rating: 9.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2019/2/22
  • Total pages: 267
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 Excerpt: ... The Triforium of the West side is upon the same level as the Clere-story of the East side. from its position with regard to the Vergers' Vestry in the Aisle. A fourth doorway in the Tower East wall is to the Choir roof, and in all cases (except the Nine Altars) small doors lead from the roofs to the parapets. The communication with the upper portion of the Tower is by a small staircase in the South-west angle, through a doorway from the South Transept roof. The first opening in this staircase is to a passage round the Tower at the base of the lantern window (o, Plate 15). The second is a little below the line c, which indicates the bell-ringers' floor.1 Passing from this floor up a ladder, seen in elevation in the Plate, a door (n) in the North wall leads to a parapet round the Tower, known as the bell-ringers' gallery, which terminates the lower stage of the Tower. From the interior another ladder ascends to the belfry floor (/), the highest internal point of communication. From the level of the bell-ringers' floor the staircase continues, with sundry odd twists, to the flat lead roof at the summit of the Tower. 3. The Staircases of the Nine Altars. The first opening is to the Triforium above the arcade. Here the passage is complete round the South, East, and North sides of the Chapel from one staircase to the other.2 The second opening, in the South staircase, is to the Clere-story along the South and East sides of the Chapel, passing by the base of the great circular window. The view from this point along the Church is exceedingly grand, and undoubtedly its finest internal picture. Access to the parapet at the exterior of this window is through a glazed door in the lower compartment. In the South-East pinnacle a staircase (г, Plate 18) led to the ...
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.42 USD
  • Dimensions: 189x246x1mm
  • Weight: 68g
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  • Published in: Miami Fl, United States
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