Chapel of St John the Evangelist in the White Tower, Tower of London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA6863
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1080
Image Date1957
ViewInterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CHU/890 (ES3726)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built in the 1080s for William the Conqueror by Gandalf, Bishop of Rochester, this chapel was where the royal family and the court worshipped and where the knights of the Order of the Bath spent their vigil the night before a coronation.

Subject tags

Chapels, columns, castles, arcades