Laon Cathedral by W. W. Clark

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Published by H. Millar in London, England .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Laon (France),
  • France,
  • Laon.

Subjects:

  • Cathédrale de Laon.,
  • Architecture, Gothic -- France -- Laon.,
  • Architecture, Medieval -- France -- Laon.,
  • Laon (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementW.W. Clark and R. King.
SeriesCourtauld Institute illustration archives ;, companion text 1- ., Archive 3, Medieval architecture & sculpture ;, pt. 6, Courtauld Institute illustration archives ;, companion text 1, etc., Courtauld Institute illustration archives., pt. 6.
ContributionsKing, R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA5551.L314 C55 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1- > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2785277M
ISBN 100905203550
LC Control Number83210984

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It is a beautiful cathedral, in a beautiful position; and badly neglected like so many French public monuments, being damaged by the ravages of pollution. The town of Laon: a short historical Laon Cathedral book of the Cathedral and principal curiosities of the town: accompanied by a plan of the town, trans.

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The nearby Episcopal Palace (partly 13th century) now houses law courts and has a 12th-century chapel. On the cathedral’s other side lies a 13th-century abbey with a large underground.

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