Christchurch Priory, Dorset: the choir screen forming a division between the Great Choir and the nave

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RIBApix ref no RIBA26784
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityChristchurch
Subject Date1315
Image Date1958
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ABB/284 (ES4907)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the Norman church began in 1094 and was completed c.1350. The Augustinian priory was dissolved in 1539 and the church was thereafter used a parish church.

Subject tags

churches, decorative stonework, vaulting, screens, monasteries & convents