This volume is a compilation of papers presented in British Archaeological Association's annual conference in 1992. It focuses on the long tradition of archaeological and historical enquiry which has provided a framework for understanding Chester's development from the Roman period.
Table of Contents
1. Chester and the Art of the Twentieth Legion 2. The Early Medieval City and its Buildings 3. Romanesque Architecture in Chester c. 1075 to 1117 4. Recent Work at St John’s and St Werburgh’s 5. Attested but Opaque: The Early Gothic East End of St Werburgh’s 6. Problems in the Choir of Chester Cathedral 7. George Gilbert Scott and Restoration at Chester Cathedral, 1819-1876 8. Chester Cathedral Misericords: Iconography and Sources 9. The Intellectual Life of the Abbey of St Werburgh, Chester, in the Middle Ages 10. The Friaries in Chester, Their Impact and Legacy 11. The Origins of the Chester Rows 12. The Impact of the Dissolution on Monasteries in Cheshire: The Case of Norton 13. Medieval Graffiti at Vale Royal Abbey, Cheshire 14. Henry Ill's Wall Paintings at Chester Castle