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Members’ book offer: Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland, 1550-1689

A collection of essays on churches and other religious buildings in Great Britain and Ireland after the Reformation has recently been published. Edited by two members of Council of the Ecclesiological Society, with another member of Council contributing, we are delighted to announce that the publisher has agreed to a discount for the Society’s membership.

The book is edited by Paul Barnwell and Trevor Cooper, and is entitled Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland, 1550-1689. It has 240 pages, and is extensively illustrated in full colour, with an index.

The list of contents is as follows:

Kenneth Fincham, ‘The Protestant Church and its churches.’
John Harper, ‘Liturgy and music during the decades of change, c.1550-c.1690.’
Ian Atherton, ‘Adapting cathedrals to the Reformation in Britain: a story in five buildings.’
Trevor Cooper, ‘The interior planning of the English parish church, 1559-c.1640.’
Anthony Geraghty and Mark Kirby, ‘Rebuilding the City churches after the Great Fire of London: the case of All Hallows the Great, Thames Street.’
William Roulston, ‘Places of worship of the Established Church in Ireland, 1550-1689.’
Richard Oram, ‘The Temple purged: Scottish churches, c.1525 to 1690.’
Christoper Wakeling, ‘”How amiable are thy tabernacles”: Nonconformists’ places of worship.’
Sharman Kadish, ‘Synagogues: Jews in medieval England and after the Readmission of 1656.’
Paul Barnwell, ‘Conclusion: Reformations and Re-Formations.’

The normal price (on Amazon for example) is £45, plus postage. The discounted price for Society members is is £35 with free postage inside the UK (postage charges outside the UK will apply)

To obtain your discounted copy or make further enquiries please contact the publisher directly by 29 February 2020, using any of the following methods:

By post: Shaun Tyas, 1 High St, Donington, Spalding, PE11 4TA

By email:

By telephone: 01775 821542

Please note we cannot guarantee availability.


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