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Stirling and Central Scotland
     

Stirling and Central Scotland

by John Gifford, Frank Arneil Walker
 

ISBN-10: 0300095945

ISBN-13: 9780300095944

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

From Stirling Castle to the tower houses of Clackmannan, from the colleries and shipyards to the Millennium Wheel at Falkirk, the buildings of Stirling and Central Scotland reflect the divisions between Highland and Lowland, between rural and industrial Scotland.

Overview

From Stirling Castle to the tower houses of Clackmannan, from the colleries and shipyards to the Millennium Wheel at Falkirk, the buildings of Stirling and Central Scotland reflect the divisions between Highland and Lowland, between rural and industrial Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300095944
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Pevsner Architectural Guides Series
Pages:
936
Product dimensions:
4.75(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Text Figures and Mapsx
Arrangement of the Gazetteerxii
Access to Buildingsxiii
Acknowledgements for the Platesxiv
Forewordxv
Introduction
Geology1
Prehistoric and Early Historic Stirling and Central Scotland9
The Romans in Stirling and Central Scotland12
The Early Christian Period in Stirling and Central Scotland15
Medieval Churches17
Post-Reformation Churches22
Mausolea, Monuments and Statues35
Castles and Tower-Houses42
Country Houses50
Roads, Railways, Canals and Harbours64
Burgh and Village Buildings70
Rural Manses, Farmhouses and Steadings90
Industrial Buildings93
Stirling and Central Scotland103
Glossary795
Index of Artists823
Index of Places842

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