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Time, Space and Order

The Making of Medieval Salisbury

Christian Frost

Contents: The development of Old Sarum in relation to key historical events – A survey of thirteenth-century Salisbury including key institutions, occupations, and the built fabric – Medieval modes of representation and other new towns - Geometry and form - Drawings and contemporary written accounts - Processions at Old Sarum and Salisbury – The meaning of the ceremonies linked to the foundation – The theology of the Salisbury Chapter – Description of the cathedral buildings, the Close and the city and their relationship to sacred time and space – The orientation of the new city and its processional structure.