INVENTORY OF THE ERNEST BORN ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS OF MEDIEVAL AISLED TIMBER HALLS, ca. 1944-ca. 1981

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INVENTORY OF THE ERNEST BORN ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS OF MEDIEVAL AISLED TIMBER HALLS, ca. 1944-ca. 1981

Accession no. 920089

Finding aid prepared by Hillary Brown
Getty Research Institute

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  • The Getty Research Institute
  • Research Library
  • Special Collections and Visual Resources
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
  • Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
  • Phone: (310) 440-7390
  • Fax: (310) 440-7780
  • Email Requests: http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/library/reference_form.html
  • URL: http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/library/
Processed by:
Hillary Brown
Date completed:
1997, revised 2004 Feb
Encoded by:
Apex Data Services; J. Gibbs, revised by Julio Vera
©2002 J. Paul Getty Trust.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls
Date (inclusive): ca. 1944-ca. 1981
Collection number: 920089
Creator: Born, Ernest, 1898-
Extent: ca. 800 items
Repository: Getty Research Institute
Research Library
Special Collections and Visual Resources
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
Abstract: Architect and professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Architectural drawings document English, French, and Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings of the 13th and 14th centuries, including churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls.
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Language: Collection material in English

Administrative Information

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Publication Rights

Preferred Citation

Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls, ca. 1944-ca. 1981, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920089.

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1992 from the Born estate.

Processing History

Processed when acquired. Finer processing and arrangement by Hillary Brown, 1997.

Related Material

Walter Horn papers, 1917-1989. Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920087.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ernest Born (1898-) was an architect, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and a frequent collaborator of Walter Horn, whose related papers the repository also holds. One of their best-known collaborations resulted in the exhaustive study, The Plan of St. Gall, 1979. They also wrote on medieval timber hall structures in the 1965 publication, Barns of the Abbey of Beaulieu at its granges of Great Coxwell & Beaulieu-St. Leonards.

Scope Content of Collection

A series of architectural drawings, executed in ink and pencil, of 13th and 14th centuries English, French, Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings, consisting of ground plans, site plans, structural details, and elevations, some 800 items in all, as well as some photostats, photographs, and maps. Produced in collaboration with Walter Horn as part of an unpublished study of medieval 3-aisled timber halls, they document churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls, representing over fifty buildings, 30 English, 20 French, one Dutch, and one Belgian.

Arrangement

Indexing Terms

Subjects

Architecture, Medieval—England
Architecture, Medieval—France
Barns
Markets—England
Markets—France
Vernacular architecture—England
Vernacular architecture—France

Places

Barn of Great Coxwell (Great Coxwell, England)
Beaulieu Abbey
Church of St. James and St. Paul (Marton, Cheshire, England)
Grange de Vaulerent (Seine-et-Oise, France)
Great Hall (Leicester Castle, Leicester, England)
St. Mary's Hospital (Chichester, England)
St. Oswald's Church (Lower Peover, England)
Ter Doest (Cistercian abbey : Lissewege, Belgium)

Genres and Forms of Material

Architectural drawings
Maps
Photographic prints
Photographs, Original
Stats (copies)

Contributors

Born, Ernest, 1898-
Horn, Walter William, 1908-

Related Materials

Walter Horn Papers, 1917-1989, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920087.

 

Series I. Architectural drawings: French barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981

Physical Description: 20 oversized folders ca. 216 items

Scope and Content Note

Drawings of French barns, churches, halls, and other vernacular timber hall buildings.
Folder 1

Halles de Arpajon (Seine er Oise), Market Hall

Physical Description: 9 items
Folder 2

Beauvais, Grange de Saint Lazare - Hospital Barn

Physical Description: 11 items
Folder 3

Canteloup Eure, Plan of the Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 11 items
Folder 4

Calvados, Market Hall, St. Pierre sur Dives

Physical Description: 10 items
Folder 5

Crémieu (Isère), Market Hall

Physical Description: 11 items
Folder 6

Dives-Sur-Mer (Calvados), Market Hall

Physical Description: 11 items
Folder 7

Egreville, Market Hall (Seine et Oise)

Physical Description: 4 items
Folder 8

Honfleur, St. Catherine's Church

Physical Description: 10 items
Folder 9

Maubuisson, Barn of Abbey Grange (Seine et Oise)

Physical Description: 6 items
Folder 10

Mereville, Market Hall

Physical Description: 10 items
Folder 11

Milly-la-Forêt, Abbey Barn

Physical Description: 16 items
Folder 12

Parcay Meslay (Indre-et-Loire), Abbey Barn

Physical Description: 35 items
Folder 13

Ter Doest

Physical Description: 27 items

Scope and Content Note

see also Series II
Folder 14

Perrières, Priory Barn

Physical Description: 5 items
Folder 15

La Halle de Questembert (Morbihan)

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 16

Grange of Vaulerand (Seine er Oise), Abbey Barn

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 17

Grange of Vaulerand (Seine er Oise), Abbey Barn

Physical Description: 11 items
Folder 18

Warnavillers Barn

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 19

Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 13 items
Folder 20

Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Series II. Architectural drawings: Dutch and Belgian barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981

Physical Description: 2 oversized folders 31 items

Scope and Content Note

Drawings of Dutch and Beligian barns.
Folder 21

Het Nederlandsch Openluchtmuseum, Netherlands

Physical Description: 4 items
Folder 22

Ter Doest, Abbey Barn (Lissewege, Flandre Occidentale, Belgium)

Physical Description: 27 items
 

Series III. Architectural drawings: English barns, ca. 1944-ca.1981

Physical Description: 54 oversized folders ca. 566 items

Scope and Content Note

Drawings of English abbeys, halls, barns, and other structures, plus maps, tracings, photostats, and photocopies.
Folder 23

Abingdon, Abbey of Saint Mary

Physical Description: 8 items
Folder 24

Beaulieu St. Leonard (Hampshire), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 1 item
Folder 25

Beaulieu St. Leonard (Hampshire), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 26

Beaulieu St. Leonard (Hampshire), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 20 items
Folder 27

Black Notley, Stanton's Farm

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 28

Brendon (Worcestershire), Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 3 items
Folder 29

Chichester (Sussex), St. Mary's Hospital

Physical Description: 13 items
Folder 30

Chichester (Sussex), St. Mary's Hospital

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 31

Chichester (Sussex), Bishop's Palace, Kitchen

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 32

Cholsey (Berkshire), Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 9 items
Folder 33

Great Coxwell (Great Coxwell), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 4 items
Folder 34

Great Coxwell (Great Coxwell), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 9 items
Folder 35

Great Coxwell (Great Coxwell), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 12 items
Folder 36

Great Coxwell (Great Coxwell), Abbey Grange

Physical Description: 4 items
Folder 37

Denham, Savoy House

Physical Description: 12 items
Folder 38

Drayton St. Leonards, Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 39

Frocester (Gloucestershire), Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 14 items
Folder 40

Harmondsworth (Middlesex), Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 8 items
Folder 41

Hereford, Bishops Palace

Physical Description: 6 items
Folder 42

Lampetts (Essex), Fyfield Hall

Physical Description: 12 items
Folder 43

Leicester Castle Hall (Leicestershire)

Physical Description: 3 items
Folder 44

Leicester Castle Hall (Leicestershire)

Physical Description: 29 items
Folder 45

Leicester Castle Hall (Leicestershire)

Physical Description: 41 items
Folder 46

Leicester Castle Hall (Leicestershire)

Physical Description: 14 items
Folder 47

Leicester Castle Hall (Leicestershire)

Physical Description: 6 items
Folder 48

Lenham (Kent), Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 6 items
Folder 49

Lenham (Kent), Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 45 items
Folder 50

Little Chesterford (Essex), Manor House

Physical Description: 16 items
Folder 51

Little Wymondley (Hertfordshire), Priory Barn

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 52

Little Wymondley (Hertfordshire), Priory Barn

Physical Description: 3 items
Folder 53

Lower Peover (Cheshire), St. Oswald Church

Physical Description: 4 items
Folder 54

Lower Peover (Cheshire), St. Oswald Church

Physical Description: 3 items
Folder 55

Marton (Cheshire), Church of St. James & St. Paul

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 56

Marton (Cheshire), Church of St. James & St. Paul

Physical Description: 3 items
Folder 57

Middle Littleton (Frocester) Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 58

Nettlestead Place (Kent) Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 59

Nettlestead Place (Kent) Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 60

Nettlestead Place (Kent) Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 61

Nettlestead Place (Kent) Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 1 item
Folder 62

Nurstead Court (Kent), Manor Hall

Physical Description: 23 items
Folder 63

Nurstead Court (Kent), Manor Hall

Physical Description: 6 items
Folder 64

Nurstead Court (Kent), Manor Hall

Physical Description: 3 items
Folder 65

Peterborough (Northamptonshire) Tithe Barn

Physical Description: 4 items
Folder 66

Ribbesford Church

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 67

Stokesay Castle (Shropshire)

Physical Description: 8 items
Folder 68

Stokesay Castle (Shropshire)

Physical Description: 7 items
Folder 69

Tiptofts Manor Hall (Saffron Walden, Essex)

Physical Description: 1 item
Folder 70

Tiptofts Manor Hall (Saffron Walden, Essex)

Physical Description: 12 items
Folder 71

Wells (Sommerset), Canon's Barn

Physical Description: 2 items
Folder 72

Palace of Westminister Hall

Physical Description: 5 items
Folder 73

Wickham - St. Paul's (Essex), Manor Barn

Physical Description: 1 item
Folder 74

Miscellaneous drawings and maps

Physical Description: ca. 25 items
Folder 75

Omnibus file, drawings and photostats

Physical Description: ca. 40 items
Folder 76

Dendrochronology file with tracings and photocopies

Physical Description: ca. 66 items