Brick building in mediaeval England
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Brick building in mediaeval England a study of its later development, with special reference to East Anglia. by Nicholas John Moore

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East Anglia, School of Fine Arts and Music, 1969.

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Open LibraryOL13844867M

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