ERIC FERNIE

Bibliography


Books

1973
with Arthur Whittingham, An Introduction to the Communar and Pitancer Rolls of Norwich Cathedral Priory (Norfolk Record Society, volume 42).
1983
The Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons (Batsford, London).
1993
An Architectural History of Norwich Cathedral (Oxford University Press).
1995
Art History and its Methods: a Critical Anthology (Phaidon, London).
2000
The Architecture of Norman England (Oxford University Press).
2014
Romanesque Architecture: the First Style of the European Age (Yale University Press, London and New Haven).


Books edited

1990
with Paul Crossley, Medieval Architecture and its Intellectual Context: Studies in Honour of Peter Kidson (Hambledon, London).
1995
Romanesque Architecture: Design, Meaning and Metrology (collected articles, Pindar, London).
1996
with Ian Atherton, Christopher Harper-Bill, and Hassell Smith, Essays on the 900th Anniversary of the foundation of the Cathedral Church of Norwich (Hambledon, London).
2018
with Robin Griffith-Jones, Tomb and Temple: Re-imagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem, (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge).


Contributions to books

1973
"A phonology of ornament", Studies for Heather Martienssen (Capetown), 44-48.
1976
"An index-glossary of technical terms", for the microfiche edition of L. F. Salzman, Building in England down to 1540 (Clarendon Press).
1979
"Observations on the Norman plan of Ely Cathedral", Medieval Art and Architecture at Ely Cathedral, Nicola Coldstream and Peter Draper, eds (British Archaeological Association, annual conference II, 1976) (Maney, Leeds), 1-7.
1980
"The spiral piers of Durham Cathedral", Medieval Art and Architecture at Durham Cathedral, Nicola Coldstream and Peter Draper, eds (British Archaeological Association, annual conference III, 1977) (Maney, Leeds), 49-58.
1981
"Pegolotti's cloth lengths", Studies of Medieval Art, Liturgy and Metrology presented to Christopher Hohler, Alan Borg and Andrew Martindale, eds (B.A.R. International series 111), 13-28.
1982
"St Anselm's crypt", Medieval Art and Architecture at Canterbury Cathedral, Nicola Coldstream and Peter Draper, eds (British Archaeological Association, annual conference V, 1979) (Maney, Leeds), 27-38.
1983
"The grid system and the design of the Norman cathedral", Medieval Art and Architecture at Winchester Cathedral, T. A. Heslop and Veronica Sekules, eds (British Archaeological Association, annual conference VI, 1980) (Maney, Leeds), 13-19.
1985
"A note on the historiography of Tewkesbury Abbey", Medieval Art and Architecture at Gloucester Cathedral, T. A. Heslop and Veronica Sekules, eds (British Archaeological Association, annual conference VII, 1981) (Maney, Leeds), 1-5.
1985
"Two aspects of Walter de Suffield's lady chapel at Norwich Cathedral", England in the Thirteenth Century, Mark Ormrod, ed. (Harlaxton Conference, 1984), (Harlaxton), 52-55.
1987
"Reconstructing Edward's Abbey at Westminster", Romanesque and Gothic: Essays for George Zarnecki, Neil Stratford, ed. (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge), 63-67.
1988
"The church of St Magnus, Egilsay", St Magnus Cathedral and Orkney's Twelfth-Century Renaissance, Barbara Crawford, ed. (Aberdeen University Press), 140-161.
1990
"A beginner's guide to the study of architectural proportions and systems of length", Medieval Architecture and its Intellectual Context: Studies in Honour of Peter Kidson, Eric Fernie and Paul Crossley, eds (Hambledon, London), 229-238.
1991
"Anglossasoni: architettura", Enciclopedia dell'Arte Medievale, Angiola Maria Romanini and Marina Righetti, eds (Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Rome), I, 744-52.
1993
"Design Principles of Early Medieval architecture as exemplified at Durham Cathedral", in Michael James Jackson, ed., Engineering a Cathedral (Thomas Telford, London), 146-56.
1993
"The architectural influence of Durham Cathedral", Anglo-Norman Durham, 1093-1193,David Rollason, Margaret Harvey and Michael Prestwich, eds (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge), 269-79.
1994
"St Vincent at Cardona and the Mediterranean dimension of First Romanesque architecture", Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture presented to Peter Lasko, David Buckton and T. A. Heslop, eds (Alan Sutton, Stroud), 24-33.
1994
"Architecture and the effects of the Norman Conquest", England and Normandy in the Middle Ages, David Bates and Anne Curry, eds (Hambledon, London and Rio Grande), 105-16.
1994
"The Romanesque churches of Dunfermline Abbey", Medieval Art and Architecture in the Diocese of St Andrews, John Higgitt, ed. (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XIV, 1986) (Maney, Leeds), 25-37. Reprinted in the centenary yearbook of the Schweitserisches Institüt für Kunstgeschichte, Zürich, 2001, 265-76.
1995
"The Romanesque church of Selby Abbey", Yorkshire Monasticism: Archaeology, Art and Architecture from the 7th to the 16th Centuries, Lawrence R. Hoey, ed. (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XVI, 1988) (Maney, Leeds), 40-49.
1995
"Suger's 'completion' of St-Denis", Artistic Integration in Gothic Buildings, Virginia C. Raguin, Kathy Brush, and Peter Draper, eds, (University of Toronto Press, Toronto), 84-91.
1996
"Romanesque architecture", Dictionary of Art (Macmillan, London).
1998
"The Romanesque church of Bury St Edmunds Abbey", Bury St Edmunds:Medieval Art, Architecture, Archaeology and Economy, Antonia Gransden, ed. (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XX, 1994) (Maney, Leeds), 1-15.
1999
"The Romanesque church of Bury St Edmund's Abbey", An Historical Atlas of Suffolk, David Percy Dymond and Edward Marti, eds (University of Hull, third ed.), 166-67.
2000
"Andrew Martindale, an Oration", Norwich Cathedral, 5 July 1995, England and the Continent in the Middle Ages: Studies in Memory of Andrew Martindale, John Mitchell and Matthew Moran, eds (Harlaxton Conference 1996), (Shaun Tyas, Stamford).
2001
"Art history and evolution from Henri Focillon to Stephen Jay Gould", Raising the Eyebrow: John Onians and World Art Studies, Lauren Golden, ed. (BAR International Series, 996), 67-78.
2002
"Introduction", Ad Quadratum: the practical application of geometry in medieval architecture, Nancy Wu, ed. (Ashgate, Aldershot), 1-9.
2003
"The cathedral monograph: a history and assessment", The Medieval English Cathedral: Papers in Honour of Pamela Tudor-Craig, Janet Backhouse, ed. (Harlaxton conference 1998), (Shaun Tyas, Donington), 231-9.
2003
"The architecture and sculpture of the cathedral in the Norman Period", Ely Cathedral: Millennium History, Peter Meadows and Nigel Ramsey, eds, (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge), 95-111.
2003
"The history of Art and archaeology in England now", The Art Historian: National Traditions and Institutional Practices, Michael F. Zimermann, ed. (Clark Art Institute, Williamstown), 160-66.
2005
"L'espace liturgique dans les édifices de l'Angleterre normande", Cinquante années d'études médiévales. À la confluence de nos disciplines. Actes du Colloque à l'occasion du cinquantenaire du CESCM, Poitiers, 2003), C. Arrignon, M.-H. Debiès, M. Galderisi, E. Palazzo éds (Culture et société médiévales, 5), Poitiers, 191-199.
2006
"Romanesque architecture", A Companion to Medieval Art, Conrad Rudolph, ed. (Blackwells, Oxford), 295-313.
2007
"La seconda cattedrale di Durham, 1093-1133", Medioevo: l'Europa delle Cattedrali, Arturo Quintavalle, ed. (Electa, Milan), 132-40.
2007
"Art history and architectural history", Rethinking Architectural Historiography, Dana Arnold, Elvan Altan Ergut and Belgin Turan Özkaya, eds (Routledge, Abingdon), 17-23.
2008
"Medieval modernism and the origins of Gothic", Reading Gothic Architecture, Matthew M. Reeve, ed. (Studies in Medieval Visual Culture, I, Brepols: New York and Turnhout), 11-23.
2008
"The four routes to Spain and the architecture of the pilgrimage", Confraternity of St James, occasional paper 9.
2009
"Edward the Confessor's Westminster Abbey", Edward the Confessor, the Man and the Legend, Richard Mortimer, ed. (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge), 139-150.
2009
"The Church of St Bartholomew at Kyje", Prague and Bohemia: Medieval Art, Architecture and Cultural Exchange in Central Europe, Zoë Opačić, ed. (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XXXII) (Maney, Leeds), 22-33.
2010
"Sant Vicenç at Cardona and Byzantine architecture revisited", Els Comacini i l'arquitectura romànica a Catalunya, Pere Freixas i Jordi Camps, ed. (Ajuntament de Girona, and Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona), 33-40.
2010
with John McNeill, "Cluny en Angleterre", Cluny: onze siècles de Rayonnement, Neil Stratford, ed. (Centre des Monuments Nationaux, Paris), 370-79.
2011
"Systems of length in the eastern Mediterranean in the Hellenistic and Roman periods", Architecture, Liturgy and Identity: Liber Amicorum Paul Crossley, Zoë Opačić and Achim Timmerman, eds (Brepols, Turnhout), 17-23.
2012
"George Zarnecki", Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture, Colum Hourihane, ed. (Oxford University Press).
2013
"The concept of the Romanesque", Romanesque and the Past, John McNeill and Richard Plant, eds (British Archaeological Association, international Romanesque conference I) (Maney, Leeds), 283-89.
2014
"The Church of St Andrew, Krakow", Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology in Cracow and Lesser Poland, Agnieszka Rożnowska-Sadraei and Tomasz Węcławowicz, eds, (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XXXVII, 2011) (Maney, Leeds), 17-27.
2014
"Abbot Baldwin's church and the effects of the Conquest", Bury St Edmunds and the Norman Conquest, Tom Licence, ed. (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge), 74-93.
2014
"The Romanesque cathedral, 1093-1133", Durham Cathedral: History, Fabric and Culture, David Brown, ed. (Yale, London and New Haven), 131-41.
2014
"Romanesque historiography and the classical tradition", Tributes to Pierre du Prey: Architecture and the Classical Tradition, from Pliny to Posterity, Matthew M. Reeve, ed. (Harvey Miller and Brepols, London and Turnhout), 73-80.
2015
"Places of worship in Britain and Ireland 950-1150: an introduction", Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland, 950-1150, Paul Barnwell, ed. (Shaun Tyas, Donington), 1-5.
2015
"The date, iconography and dedication of the cathedral of Canosa", Romanesque and the Mediterranean, Rosa Maria Bacile and John McNeill, eds (British Archaeological Association, Romanesque conference II (Maney, Leeds), 167-72.
2015
"Norwich Cathedral revisited: spiral piers and architectural geometry", Norwich: Medieval and Early Modern Art, Architecture and Archaeology, T. A. Heslop and Helen Lunnon, eds (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XXXVIII, 2012) (Maney, Leeds), 44-56.
2016
"De la Normandie aux états latins d'orient: l'architecture normande ou l'architecture des Normands?", Penser des mondes normands médiévaux, David Bates and Pierre Bauduin, eds (Colloque de Cerisy-la-Salle, Caen, 2011), 309-24.
2018
"Patronage, Romanesque architecture and the Languedoc", Romanesque Patrons and Processes, Jordi Camps, Manuel Castiñeiras, John McNeill and Richard Plant, eds (British Archaeological Association, international Romanesque conference III, Routledge, London and New York), 73-82.
2018
"Spiral columns and the Temple of Solomon" and "Representations of the Holy Sepulchre", Tomb and Temple: Re-imagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem, Robin Griffith-Jones and Eric Fernie, eds (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge), 159-63 and 329-38.


Articles in refereed journals

1969
"Notes on the sculpture of Modena Cathedral", Arte Lombarda, 14, 88-93.
1972
"Enclosed apses at Edward's church at Westminster", Archaeologia, 104, 235-260.
1974
"Excavations on the façade of Norwich Cathedral", Norfolk Archaeology, 36, 72-5.
1976
"The ground plan of Norwich Cathedral and the square root of two", Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 129, 78-86. Reprinted in Lynn T. Courtenay, ed., The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals (Ashgate, Aldershot, 1997), 107-16.
1977
"Alexander's frieze at Lincoln Minster", Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, 12, 19-28.
1977
"The Romanesque piers of Norwich cathedral", Norfolk Archaeology, 36, 383-386.
1978
"Historical metrology and architectural history", Art History, 1, 383-399.
1978
"The proportions of the St Gall plan", Art Bulletin, 60, 583-589.
1980
"Carrow Priory, Norwich Cathedral and Binham Priory", Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute, The Archaeological Journal, 137, 290-91, 312-13, 329.
1981
"The Greek metrological relief in Oxford", The Antiquaries Journal, 61, 255-263.
1982
"The Plan of St Gall", review article on W. Horn and E. Born, The Plan of St Gall, 3 volumes, 1979, Burlington Magazine, 124, 97-99.
1983
"The responds and dating of St Botolph's, Hadstock", Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 136, 62-73.
1983
"The visual interpretation and analysis of medieval cathedrals", Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings, Transactions, 8, 21-25.
1984
"The use of varied nave supports in Romanesque and early Gothic churches", Gesta, 23, 107-117.
1985
"The Romanesque church of Waltham Abbey", Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 138, 48-78.
1985
"Anglo-Saxon lengths: the 'Northern' system, the perch and the foot", Archaeological Journal, 142, 246-254.
1986
"An architectural and archaeological analysis of the sanctuary of Norwich Cathedral", Norfolk Archaeology, 39, 296-305.
1986
"The effect of the Conquest on Norman architectural patronage", Anglo-Norman Studies, 9, 71-85.
1986
"Early church architecture in Scotland", Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 116, 393-412.
1987
"La fonction liturgique des piliers cantonnés dans la nef de la cathédrale de Laon", Bulletin Monumental, 145, 257-266.
1988
"Edinburgh International: reason and emotion in contemporary art", Apollo, 127, 1988, 281.
1988
"Monographic Gothic", Art History, 11, 289-93.
1988
"The aesthetics of the plan: the Middle Ages", Spazio e Societá, 11, 9-12.
1988
"Contrasts in the methodology and interpretation of medieval ecclesiastical architecture", Archaeological Journal, 145, 344-364.
1989
"Archaeology and iconography: recent developments in the study of English medieval architecture", Architectural History, 32, 18-29.
1989
"The Anglo-Saxon church at Cirencester", note to A. K. B. Evans, Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 107, 118-119.
1991
"The history of medieval architecture from Carolingian to Romanesque: criteria and definitions from 1925 to the present day", Muqarnas, 8, 34-9.
1991
"Anglo-Saxon lengths and the evidence of the buildings", Medieval Archaeology, 35, 1-5.
1992
with David Park, "Copford Church, Essex", Royal Archaeological Institute Summer Programme, 28-31.
1994
"Stonehenge as architecture", Art History, 17, 147-159.
1999
"Continental affiliations of the major Anglo-Saxon measures of length", Ordo et Mensura, 5, Munich, 405-12.
1999
"Saxons, Normans, and their buildings", R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture, Anglo-Norman Studies, 21, 1-9.
2000
"St-Vincent de Cardona et la dimension méditerranéenne du premier art roman", Cahiers de Civilisation Medievale, 43, 243-56: translation of "St Vincent at Cardona and the Mediterranean dimension of First Romanesque architecture", Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture presented to Peter Lasko, David Buckton (London, 1994).
2000
"Robert Branner's treatment of sources and precedents", Gesta, 39, 155-58.
2001
"Technical terms and the understanding of English medieval architecture", Architectural History, 44, volume in honour of John Newman, 14-21.
2001
"Die abendländische Bauzeichnungstradition", Ordo et Mensura, 7, Munich, 231-7.
2003
"Upper chambers in Romanesque chancels, with special reference to Scandinavia", Hafnia, Journal of the Institute of Art History, University of Copenhagen, 12, 11-17.
2003
"History and architectural history", Transactions of the Royal Historical Society (sixth series, 12), 199-206.
2008
"The Origins of Europe", Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 71, 40-52.
2011
"Three Romanesque great churches in Germany, France and England, and the discipline of architectural history", Architectural History, 54, 1-22.
2018
"The eastern parts of the Anglo-Saxon church of St Wystan at Repton: function and chronology", Antiquaries Journal, 98, 95-114.
2018
"Éléments des méthodes du dessin utilisées pour les édifices romains et médiévaux", Marcello Angheben, Pierre Martin and Éric Sparhubert, eds, Regards croisés sur le monument médiéval. Mélanges offerts Claude Andrault-Schmitt (Brepols, Turnhout), 2018, 95-106.


In press

1.
"Monastic buildings: questions of practicality and presentation, from an Anglo-French perspective", Monastic Life, Art and Technology in 11th - 16th Centuries, Ileana Burnichioiu, ed., Alba Julia.
2.
"Peterborough Abbey: the Norman Church", The Art, Architecture and Archaeology of Peterborough Cathedral and the Soke of Peterborough, Jackie Hall, ed. (British Archaeological Association, annual conference XLI).
3.
with Tom Fearn, "The proportions of the St Gall Plan: a response to Werner Jacobsen's critique of the use of the square root of two, with a statistical analysis of the techniques employed in the drawing".
4.
"Anglo-Saxon grids and the designing of buildings, with special reference to churches and the square root of two", appendix to John Blair, Stephen Rippon and Christopher Smart, Planning in the Early Medieval Landscape (Liverpool University Press).


Some recent reviews

1.
Robert Bork, The Geometry of Creation: Architectural Drawing and the Dynamics of Gothic Design (Ashgate, 2011). Burlington Magazine, 155, 2013, 179.
2.
Warwick Rodwell, The Archaeology of Churches (Amberley, Stroud, 2012), Speculum, 88, 2013, 1151-52.
3.
Alexandrina Buchanan, Robert Willis (1800-1875)and the Foundation of Architectural History (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge, 2013), Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, Newsletter, 112, Summer, 2014, 10-11.
4.
Helen Gittos, Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford University Press, 2013), Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 167, 2014, 218-19.
5.
Bernt Nicolai and Klaus Rheidt, eds, Santiago de Compostela: Pilgerarchitectur und bildliche Repräsentation in neuer Perspektive, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Vienna, Peter Lang, 2015), Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 76, 2017, 386-87.