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    Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume IX, Cheshire and Lancashire. * OUT NOW *

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    lowergate

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    Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume IX, Cheshire and Lancashire. * OUT NOW *

    Post  lowergate on Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:03 am

    * OUT NOW *

    Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume IX, Cheshire and Lancashire. By Richard Bailey. With contributions by C. Roger Bristow, Derek Craig, Ken Jukes, John Dixon, David N. Parsons and Ross Trench-Jellicoe.

    xiv + 522 pages, 743 black & white plates, 20 figures, 4 tables. Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press 2010 (available February 2011) ISBN 978-0-19-726462-1, Price £70.00 hardback

    This volume provides a full analytical catalogue of all known pre-Norman sculpture from this region. As little documentary evidence survives from the area, the sculpture is vital to understanding the early development of the Church, the shifting relationships between communities, and the ways in which political affiliations gave access to a variety of cultural centers across England, Ireland, mainland Europe and Scandinavia. Among the significant carvings are the crosses at Sandbach with their elaborate figural sculpture and the delicate carvings from Halton and Hornby in the Lune valley. Much of the work is of the 10th- and 11th-century Viking period, and shows an intriguing mixture of Scandinavian-derived motifs alongside Christian iconography. Introductory chapters set the material within its historical, topographical and art-historical context.
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    Post  Sunbright57 on Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:36 am

    Any chance of a free copy of the book, John. I have a very good booklet called 'The Saxon Crosses' Sandbach, Cheshire - An Illustrated Description And History by E. Egerton 1986.
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    Post  lowergate on Mon Sep 05, 2011 6:01 am

    Public Library (if they still exist) for you Ray I'm afraid
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    Post  Sunbright57 on Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:22 am

    Yes John it might very well be the library for me. By the way, have you been squashed by a capstone, or were you just taking shelter ?
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    Post  lowergate on Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:33 pm


    In the photo I am just emerging from my winter quarters on the hill by Jeppe Knave Grave. To sleep indoors in the winter months is a rash and foolhardy act, much better the old Lancashire ways.

    john - Lancastrian, papist, seditionist & hermit
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    Re: Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume IX, Cheshire and Lancashire. * OUT NOW *

    Post  Paulus on Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:36 pm

    lowergate wrote:Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume IX, Cheshire and Lancashire. By Richard Bailey. With contributions by C. Roger Bristow, Derek Craig, Ken Jukes, John Dixon, David N. Parsons and Ross Trench-Jellicoe.

    xiv + 522 pages, 743 black & white plates, 20 figures, 4 tables. Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press 2010 (available February 2011) ISBN 978-0-19-726462-1, Price £70.00 hardback

    Sounds truly superb John! welldone Though a bit beyond my price-bracket at the mo. I'll certainly give it my attention in the coming weeks - assuming our local library gets a copy.

    All the best - Paul
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    Post  lowergate on Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:00 pm


    I, library is best ...

    You'll find my contrib' on the Whalley Parish Churchyard crosses section ...

    A 1st for me in an Oxford pub'

    I recall Jethro Clampit stating that he was educared at Oxford in that '60's US TV series
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    Post  Sunbright57 on Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:30 pm

    Hi again John, do the Vatican know, yet, that they have another hermit in their midst - one that levitates. I'm sure they will soon have you on there list for beatification.

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