The Gothic Revival in Britain - Book List

Recommended

Clark, K. The Gothic Revival: An Essay in the History of Taste - 3rd edition
London: John Murray, 1962

Dixon, R. & Muthesius, S. Victorian Architecture - 2nd edition
London: Thames and Hudson, 1985

Stanton, P. Pugin
London: Thames and Hudson, 1971

Background

Girouard, M. The Victorian Country House - 2nd ed.
London: Book Club Associates, 1979

Girouard, M. The Return to Camelot: Chivalry and the English Gentleman
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981

Hill, R. God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain
London: Penguin Books, 2008

Jenkins, S. England's Thousand Best Churches
London: Allen Lane, 1999

Symondson, A. & Bucknall, S. Sir Ninian Comper: An Introduction to his Life and Work with Complete Gazetteer
Reading: Spire Books, 2006

White, J. F. The Cambridge Movement
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962

Books on Individual Buildings

The Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster Official Guidebook

Big Ben and Elizabeth Tower Guidebook

St. Pancras Station and Hotel

Bradley, S. St. Pancras Station
London: Profile Books, 2011

Lansley, A. The Transformation of St. Pancras Station
London: Laurence King, 2011

Simmons, J. St. Pancras Station - 2nd ed.
London: Philimore, 2003

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Kennerley, P. The Building of Liverpool Cathedral
London: Carnegie, 1991

National Trust Guidebooks

Tyntesfield

Castle Drogo

Guide books

Truro Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

Websites

A Useful Resource for all Things Victorian!

The Ecclesiological Society

The Pugin Society

(NB: This is a provisional list and I will be adding to it before next September)

Andrew Lacey
October 2019

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