Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire: the choir looking towards the high altar

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RIBApix ref no RIBA100252
Artist/PhotographerIngle, Richard (1927-2010)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1300
Image Date1998
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceIngle 98-66
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Richard Ingle / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the Abbey, officially known as Church of St Mary the Virgin in Tewkesbury, began in 1090. It was consecrated in 1121 and completed by 1150. The church interior was renovated in the Decorated Gothic style in the 14th century when the nave roof was given lierne vaulting.

Subject tags

cathedrals, vaulting, church fittings