Chichester Cathedral: library corbel head

RIBApix ref no RIBA5642
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityChichester
Subject Date1100
Image Date1958
ViewInterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/711 (ES962.5)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Founded as a cathedral in 1075, the building was completed in 1108. Much of the Norman stonework, arcading and the timber-roofed nave were destroyed by fire in 1187 and were rebuilt and extended in Early English style in the 13th century.

Subject tags

cathedrals, libraries, decorative stonework