Tudor Balusters

Tudor Balusters

Figure 1: Montacute House, Somerset. Balusters forming part of a balustrade on the roofline (circa late 16th C). Montacute House was a complete new build and elegant balusters were part of the design. The Tudor Renaissance Baluster The baluster became an architectural...
A Tudor Description of England from 1577

A Tudor Description of England from 1577

  William Harrison: Tudor Clergyman, Historian, Topographer and Writer William Harrison wrote his first edition of The Description of England in 1577, which has come to be known as The Description of England: The Classical Contemporary Account of Tudor Social...
Anglo-Saxon Baluster Shafts: Northamptonshire

Anglo-Saxon Baluster Shafts: Northamptonshire

Figure 1: Belfry Windows with Anglo-Saxon Baluster Shafts at All Saints, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire When looking at Anglo-Saxon churches there are 4 features to look out for: Belfry Windows Triangular-headed doorways or windows Strip-work on wall surfaces...
Anglo-Saxon Stones at Frome

Anglo-Saxon Stones at Frome

Whilst idly wandering around the wonderful Frome Independent Market on a sunny Sunday afternoon, I found myself drawn into St. John The Baptist Church for a brief escape from the hustle and bustle. In the church I came across what appeared to be 2 random Saxon stones...