Canterbury Cathedral: Bell Harry Tower

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RIBApix ref no RIBA4562
Architect/DesignerWastell, John (1485-1515?)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1505
Image Date1971
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/36 (ESB13544)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Norman central tower, the 'Angel Steeple', was demolished in the 1430s and reconstructed much taller in Perpendicular style between 1494 and 1505 by John Wastell. The 1288 Bell Harry was installed in 1500.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, cathedrals, vaulting