The Impact of Visitors on the Medieval Cathedrals and Abbeys of England

Fawcett, Jane (1987) The Impact of Visitors on the Medieval Cathedrals and Abbeys of England. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 876-883. [Book Section]

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Abstract (in English)

Although the problem of wear and tear must have caused concern during the Middle Ages, and repairs necessitated by visitors, whether pilgrims or tourists, have been going on ever since, it is only during the past decade that the dramatic increase in the number of visitors to our cathedrals has set up a visible process of deterioration.

Item Type: Book Section
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Fawcett, JaneUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: cathedrals; abbeys; cultural tourism; tourists; tourism management; impact of visitors; charter; deterioration
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 09. Historic buildings
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 02. Tourism management
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 05. Tourism impact
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 07. Carrying capacity and visitors flow
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 08. Tourist surveys
Name of monument, town, site, museum: St Paul's Cathedral, London, England, UK; Westminster Abbey, London, England, UK; Canterbury Cathedral, England, UK
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2011 11:05
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2011 11:05
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/790

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