York Minster: south elevation with the west front towers on the left, the central lantern tower and the Zouche Chapel on the right

RIBApix ref no RIBA18899
Artist/PhotographerKing, Daniel (d. 1664?)
CountryUK: England
CityYork
Subject Date1477
Image Date1600
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.e.269
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Daniel King. The Cathedrall and conventuall churches of England and Wales orthographically delineated (London, 1672), pl. 64 NOTES: The rebuilding of the Minster in Gothic styles began between 1230 and 1241 with the southern wing of the transept, built by Archbishop de Gray. The Zouche Chapel was added to the east end in 1350 and the central tower in Perpendicular style was built in 1407-1423 to replace the original tower that collapsed in 1407. The south tower was built in 1433-1477, and the north tower in 1470-1477.

Subject tags

towers, cathedrals