Christchurch Priory, Dorset: the high altar and reredos

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RIBApix ref no RIBA100161
Artist/PhotographerIngle, Richard (1927-2010)
CountryUK: England
CityChristchurch
Subject Date1350
Image Date1997
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceIngle 97-24
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Richard Ingle / 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. The reredos dates from c. 1350.

Subject tags

churches, sculpture, decorative stonework, screens, altars