Canterbury Cathedral: Bell Harry Tower

RIBApix ref no RIBA5623
Architect/DesignerWastell, John (1485-1515?)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityCanterbury
Subject Date1505
Image Date1968
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/37 (ES12611)
OrientationPortrait
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, interior decoration, cathedrals, decorative stonework, vaulting