TLF ID M011953
This is a film about the buildings, masons and architects of England and the materials they used ranging from Norman times to the 1940s. The first sequences trace the development of church architecture, culminating in the great medieval cathedrals. These are followed by the history of domestic architecture, the development of various styles of public buildings, the rise of industrial architecture and the transformation of building by reinforced concrete. The film is in black-and-white and runs for 12 mins 43 secs. Accompanying information includes a list of the buildings shown.