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Architect Sir Christopher Wren
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Location Picadilly, London, England   map
Date 1674 to 1687   timeline
Building Type church
 Construction System cut stone masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style English Renaissance
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Discussion St. James Commentary

"S. Clement Danes, Strand... and S. James, Picadilly... are remarkable for their two-storeyed aisles in which galleries are supported by square piers surmounted by Corinthian columns and a barrel-vaulted roof, intersected by semi-cylindrical vaults at right angles over the gallery bays."

— Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture, 19th Ed., p1022.

Resources
Sources on St. James

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. "1.4" proportion diagram, p190. — 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

Kerry Downes. The Architecture of Wren. New York: Universe Books, 1982. ISBN 0-87663-395-5. LC 82-8425. NA997.W8D59. plate 65.

Sir Banister Fletcher. Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture. 18th ed., revised by J.C. Palmes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. ISBN 684-14207-4. NA200.F63. drawings, p1025. — The classic text of architectural history. Expanded 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.—

 


 

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