A day with the Pevsners: 'it always pays to go the wrong way' - archive, 21 April 1960

21 April 1960 Pevsner, and his wife, Lola, carry out research in Norfolk for the 23rd volume of his Buildings of England guide series One night this week, in a bedroom of some hotel in Norwich, one of the great works of English scholarship will be halfway to completion. There, probably about midnight, Dr Nikolaus Pevsner will finish the text of the twenty-third volume in his Buildings of England series. Next day he will leave Norfolk for the first time in nearly five weeks. Related: Paul Kennedy salutes Nikolaus Pevsner Related: The refugee who opened our eyes to the manmade beauty of Britain | Ian Jack Continue reading...

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