Wells Cathedral, Somerset: the Vicars' Close

RIBApix ref no RIBA38010
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryUK: England
CityWells
Subject Date1348
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/UK/133 (DKN/UK/399)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: In 1348, Bishop Ralph of Shrewsbury established the vicars of Wells, subordinate members of the cathedral in orders, giving them a college and their own quarters, the Vicars' Close.

Subject tags

cathedrals, vicarages