Victorian Architecture

There can be no better introduction to VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE than that which appears in J. H. G. Archer (ed), Art and Architecture in Victorian Manchester 1985 which also contains a series of valuable essays including studies of the John Rylands Library on Deansgate by John Madden, the Whitworth Art GalleryGlossary Term by Francis Hawcroft, the Royal Manchester Institution by Stuart Macdonald, Thomas Worthington by Anthony J. Pass and a reprint of M. Whiffen, The Architecture of Sir Charles Barry in Manchester first published in 1950.



A long room or passage; an upper storey above the aisles of a church, looking through arches to the nave; a balcony or mezzanine overlooking the main interior space of a building; or an external walkway.