Preliminary Bibliography

Bilson, J. ,'Notes on the Earlier Architectural History of Wells Cathedral' Archeological Journal 85 (1928) 23-68

Blum,Pamela.  'Liturgical Influences on the Design of the West Front of Wells and Salisbury' Gesta xxv/i (1986) 145-50

Bony, Jean. The English decorated style : Gothic architecture transformed, 1250-1350. Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1979. ISBN 0801412439

British Archaeological Association. Medieval art and architecture at Wells and Glastonbury. [London] : British Archaeological Association, 1981. Series:   Conference transactions / British Archaeological  Association ; 4, 1978  Conference transactions for the year ... ; 1978. ISBN: 0907307027

Britton,John. The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Wells (1824)

Buckle, E. 'On the Lady Chapel by the Cloister of Wells Cathedral and the Adjacent Buildings' Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society 40 (1894) 32-63

Church,C.M.. Chapters in the Early History of the Church of Wells (1894)

Colchester, L.S.. The West Front of Wells Cathedral (7th edition 1984)

Colchester, L.S..'TheWest Front Seen through Visitors'Eyes'Friends of Wells Cathedral Report 1977 22-5

Colchester, L.S..'Talking about the Cathedral'-. a series of 12 articles in Wells Journal 29 April to 21 July 1977.

Colchester,L.S..'Jocelyn Abroad 1209-1213' Friends of Wells Cathedral Report 1980 20-5

Colchester, L.S. (ed.), Wells Cathedral - a History (1982)

Colchester L.S.(ed.), Wells Cathedral Fabric Accounts -1390-1600 Friends of Wells Cathedral (1983)

Colchester, L.S.. Wells Cathedral New Bell's Cathedral Guides (1987)

Colchester L.S. and J.H. Harvey. 'Wells Cathedral' Archaeological Journal 131(1974)200-14

Cockerell, C. R. Iconography of the west front of Wells cathedral, with an  appendix on the sculptures of other medieval churches in  England; by Charles Robert Cockerell...Oxford and London, J.H. Parker, 1851 (Thorough, but now many of the details are discredited)

Dearmer, Percy. The cathedral church of Wells; a description of its fabric  and a brief history of the episcopal see by Percy  Dearmer ; with 50 illustrations. London, G. Bell, 1928.

Ferrey,B. 'Observations on the West Front of Wells Cathedral 'Royal Institute of British Architects Transactions (1870-1) 17-30

 Ferrey, B. 'Observations on the West Front of Wells Cathedral' Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society   (1873) 73-93 xlx:ll

Freeman,E.A. History of the Cathedral Church of Wells (1870)

Gardner,A.  Wells Capitals Friends of Wells Cathedral (1956; 3rd edition 1962)

Harton, F. P. Wells Cathedral [London : Pitkin Pictorials, c1970]. Series:  Pride of Britain books

J.H. Harvey,'The Building of Wells Cathedral, 1: 1175-1307' ln Colchester 1982, 52-75

Hope,W.H. St J.. 'On Some Remarkable Ecclesiastical Figures in the Cathedral Church of Wells' Archaeologia liv (t894) 81-6

Hope, W.H. St J.. On the First Cathedral Church of Wells, and the Site thereof' Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society Iv (I 909) 85-96

Hope, W.H. St. J.. and WR.  Lethaby,' The Imagery and Sculptures on the West Front of Wells Cathedral Church' Arcliaeologia 59:1 (1904) 143-206

Irvine,J.T.. 'Memorandum Relative to the Arabic Numerals Found on Certain of the Carved Groups in the West Front of Wells Cathedral' Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society xxxiv:i (1888) 62-3

Klukas,Arnold. 'The Liber Ruber and the Rebuilding of the East End at Wells' BAACT iv (1981) 30-5

Lethaby,W.R. 'Note on Certain Arabic Numerals on Carvings on the West Front of Wells Cathedral' Antiquaries of London, Proceedings xxi (1905-7) 199

McAleer,J.P. 'Particularly English? Screen Facades of the Type of Salisbury and Wells Cathedrals'JBAA cxll (1988) 124-58

Malden, Richard Henry. The story of Wells Cathedral. With a foreword by the  Bishop of Bath and Wells London, New York, R. Tuck, 1947

Pevsner,N.  The Buildings of England: North Somerset and  Bristol (1958)

Plumptre,E.H. 'Wells Cathedral -West Front' Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society   xxxiv:i (I 888) 55-61

Prior, E.S. 'The Statues of Wells, with some Contemporary Foreign Examples' Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects 3rd series xi: 12 (1904) 325-40

Prior,  E.S.  and A. Gardner, An Account of Medieval  Figure Sculpture in England (1912)

Reld,R.D.  Wells Cathedral Friends of Wells Cathedral (1963)

Richardson, E. 'Note on the Restoration of the Sculpture of King Edward the Elder' Archaeological Journal vill (1851) 201

Robinson,J. Armitage. 'John of Pitney. 'Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society Ix:ll (1914) 55 8

Robinson,J. Armitage 'Effigies of Saxon Bishops at Wells' Archaeologia lxv (1914) 95-112

Robinson, J. Armitage, Somerset Historical Essays (1921)

Robinson,J. Armitage'Documentary Evidence Relating to the Building of the Cathedral Church of Wells c. 11 86-1242' Archaeological Journal xxxv (1928) 1-17

Rodwell, Warwick. Wells Cathedral: Excavations and Discoveries Friends of Wells Cathedral (1979; 2nd edition 1980; 3rd edition 1987)

Rodwell, Warwick.'Recording the West Front of Wells Cathedral' (I 980): unpublished report for the Dean and Chapter of Wells Cathedral in Wells Cathedral Library

Rodwell, Warwick. The Cathedral and the City' Current Archaeology 73 (1980) 38-44

Rodwell, Warwick.'The Cloisters of Wells Reconsidered' Friends of Wells Cathedral Report 1980 15-19

Rodwell, Warwick.'The Lady Chapel by the Cloister at Wells and the Site of the Anglo-Saxon Cathedral'BAACT 1978 (1981) 1-9

Rodwell, Warwick.'The Anglo-Saxon and Norman Churches in Wells 'ln Colchester 1982 1-23

Rodwell, Warwick.'The Origins of Wells Cathedral 'Antiquity  56 (1982) 215-18

Rodwell, Warwick., The Archaeology of Wells Cathedral: Excavations and Structural Studies, 1978-93

Rodwell, Warwick. Wells Cathedral : excavations and discoveries Wells [Eng.] : Friends of Wells Cathedral, 1979.

Scrase,A.J.  Wells: a Study of Town Origins and Early Development (1989)

Sampson, Jerry.Wells Cathedral west front : construction, sculpture and conservation. Thrupp, Stroud [England] : Sutton Pub., 1998. ISBN 0750914505 Thorough description of the latest restoration It  aldo includes information about the traces of paint found on many of the sculptures during recent cleaning

Tatton-Brown,T.  Great Cathedrals of Britain (1989)

Thurlby, Malcolm. 'Wells Cathedral and Bristol Elder Lady Chapel Revisited' Friends of Wells Cathedral Annual Report 1991 14-19

Tudor-Craig,P.  One Half of our Noblest Art: a Study of the Sculptures of Wells West Front Friends of Wells Cathedral (1976)

Tudor-Craig,P. 'Wells Sculpture' in Colchester 1982,102-31

Willis, R. 'Wells Cathedral' Proceedings of the Somerset Archeological and Natural History Society xll:l (1863-4) 14-24

Wright ,G.A.A. and WA.Wheeler Masons' Marks of Wells Cathedral Church with introduction by L.S. Colchester, Friends of Wells Cathedral (2nd edition 1971)

 Edited by  George Zarnecki,  Peter Kidson, Pamela  Tudor-Craig.  Cathedrals & monastic buildings in the British Isles London : Harvey Miller Publishers in association with the  Courtauld Institute of Art University of London, 1976-1978.

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