Wells Cathedral, Somerset: the vaulting of the choir

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RIBApix ref no RIBA48889
Artist/PhotographerFelton, Leo Herbert (d. 1968)
CountryUK: England
CityWells
Subject Date1326
Image Date1961
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP512/43
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the original cathedral began in Early English style in 1180 and was completed by the Lady Chapel in 1326. The nave was completed in 1220-1229 while the choir and new east were added in Decorated Gothic style in the 14th century.

Subject tags

windows, cathedrals, vaulting, arcades