Chichester Cathedral: close-up of the composite columns of Purbeck marble in the north aisle

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RIBApix ref no RIBA26901
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityChichester
Subject Date1200
Image Date1958
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/703 (ES4748)
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, marble, stone, columns, arcades