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The University of Southampton
Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Reuter Lecture 2017 Event

Castle Rising
Time:
17:30
Date:
27 June 2017
Venue:
Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, SO17 1BF. Tea served at 5.30pm, Lecture at 6pm

Event details

Capturing the castle

This lecture will consider the architectural evolution of the castle in England during the Middle Ages and the ways in which its distinctive forms have subsequently been explored in the domestic tradition since the 17th century. It will also explore the continuing fascination of patrons and architects with the aesthetic possibilities of castle design in the English tradition of grand domestic architecture.

This event also marks the opening of Southampton City Art Gallery's summer exhibition 'Capture the Castle', more details of which can be found at: www.southamptoncityartgallery.com/whats-on/capture-the-castle

Speaker information

John Goodall , Architectural Editor of Country Life, is responsible for writing and commissioning the celebrated series of architectural features published in the magazine every week. He is the author of several books, most recently the award-winning The English Castle (2011) and Parish Church Treasures (2015). John sits on the Fabric Advisory Committees of Westminster Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and St Albans Abbey and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

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