Promotional Reprint Co. 1995
8vo paperback 290pp. VG++ 645 gms
Actor and author Richard Briers has had a long and passionate interest in all English country churches and this splendid book is his personal tribute to the power and noble beauty of our ecclesiastical heritage. County by county, Briers has visited one hundred of our most memorable churches and gathered together a wealth of architectural and historical detail which he presents in his own entertaining and appealing way. From the birthplace of Christianity to the oldest wooden church in the world, Briers' natural wit and inquisitive nature has ensured that no stone is left unturned and this fund of facts and stories will be treasured by all those who care for the English heritage.