Rosemary Hill: ‘The Building of England’, 6 September 2001
Show More The Buildings of England: A Celebration Compiled to Mark 50 Years of the Pevsner Architectural Guides edited by Simon Bradley and Bridget Cherry.
Penguin Collectors’ Society, 128 pp., £9.99, July 2001, 0 9527401 3 3Show More
“... as possible’, thereby opening the floodgates to enthusiasts, experts, cranks and bores. As Bridget Cherry, Pevsner’s assistant and successor, recalled in an essay in 1983, the results were unpredictable. The owners of a house in Camden threatened to sue because the area was described as ‘still belonging to the slums’. Large errors were ...”