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Iconography of the west front of Wells cathedral

by Charles Robert Cockerell

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Published by J.H. Parker in Oxford and London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Wells Cathedral.,
    • Sculpture -- Great Britain.,
    • Cathedrals -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      The appendix contains descriptions of the cathedrals of Exeter, Norwich, Canterbury, Rochester, Lichfield, Worcester, Lincoln, Gloucester, Sailsbury, and Peterborough; the south gateway of the church at Malmesbury; York minster; Beverley minster; Croyland abbey, and Bath abbey.

      Statementwith an appendix on the sculptures of other medieval churches in England; by Charles Robert Cockerell...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA5471.W4 C7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., xxiii, [25]-126, 115 p.
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6925991M
      LC Control Number03008253
      OCLC/WorldCa1336226

      Wells Cathedral Commentary "Begun between and , the construction of Wells Cathedral was completed in with the nave, the north porch and the west front. It has strongly marked English characteristics, such as the stress on horizontal lines. Wells Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Wells, Somerset, England, dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle and seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, whose cathedra it holds as mother church of the Diocese of Bath and in – to replace an earlier church on the site since , it is moderately sized for an English cathedral. Its broad west front and large central tower are.

      Iconography of the West Front of Wells Cathedral. J. H. Parker. Colchester, L. S. (). Wells Cathedral. Unwin Hyman. Picture Book of Misericords of Wells Cathedral. Friends of Wells Cathedral.   Theres been a church on this site since The current building, the Cathedral Church of St Andrew in Wells, dates from the late 12th century and is regarded as Europes first Gothic cathedral. The bishop of the time wanted to be free of monastic interference, so he acquired papal approval to move his cathedral from Bath Abbey to Wells.

      Wells Cathedral is an Anglican church in Wells, Somerset, is the seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. Its construction started in and the Cathedral was dedicated in Wells Cathedral has been described as “the most poetic of the English Cathedrals”. Much of the structure is in Early English mouldings look almost like sculptures. The bells at Wells Cathedral are the heaviest ring of ten bells in the world, the tenor bell (the 10th and largest), known as Harewell, weighing long hundredweight (2, kg). They are hung for full circle ringing in the English style of change ringing. These bells are now hung in the south west tower, Denomination: Church of England.


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Iconography of the west front of Wells cathedral. The appendix contains descriptions of the cathedrals of Exeter, Norwich, Canterbury, Rochester, Lichfield, Worcester, Lincoln, Gloucester, Sailsbury, and Peterborough; the south gateway of the church at Malmesbury; York minster; Beverley minster; Croyland abbey, and Bath abbey.

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Iconography of the west front of Wells cathedral by Charles Robert Cockerell,J.H. Parker edition, in EnglishPages:   Iconography of the west front of Wells cathedral, with an appendix on the sculptures of other medieval churches in England; by Cockerell, C. (Charles Robert), Pages: Archaeologist Sampson was the archivist and recorder for the conservation program for the 13th-century British cathedral.

He explains how the facade on the west front was constructed, how it looked when the medieval paint was still fresh, the spiritual meaning it was intended to convey, and the damage suffered and repairs made over the past by: 2. The West Front The present Cathedral was begun about on a new site to the north of an old minster church.

Bishop Reginald de Bohun brought the idea of a revolutionary architectural style from France, and Wells was the first English cathedral to be built entirely in this new Gothic style.

Wells Cathedral West Front forms the most important gallery of 13th-century carving in northern Europe outside France. The earliest Gothic building in Britain, it has a seminal place in architectural history.

The major conservation programme, carried outpioneered techniques of conservation for the preservation of the almost medieval sculptures of the west front. The earliest known attempt to restore the West Front was carried out in This was followed by two in the 19th century and two in the early part of the 20th century.

Restorations tended to occur after a piece of stone of significant size had fallen from the façade. The danger to. This image is from a book Iconography Of The West Front Of Wells Cathedral, With An Appendix On The Sculptures Of Other Medieval Churches In England; By Charles Robert Cockerell, R.A., Professor Of Architecture In The Royal Academy Of London, D.C.L., Honorary Member Of The Institute Of France, Of The Academy Of St.

Luke Of Rome, Of Those Of. Get this from a library. Iconography of the west front of Wells Cathedral: with an appendix on the sculptures of other medieval churches in England. [C R Cockerell; James Carter; Edwin Thomas Dolby; John Henry Parker].

Wells Cathedral, Somerset: the west front Coronavirus update: Our printing service continues to operate as usual, with framed and unframed prints available for delivery in normal timescales.

We would like to reassure our customers that we are observing government advice on COVID and adhering to all guidance and best practice. Wells cathedral & its magnificent west front. To my mind, Wells Cathedral is one of the most beautiful sights in Somerset (and the competition for this accolade is fierce!).

Situated just a couple of miles down the road from me, Wells Cathedral is one of the earliest Gothic buildings in Britain. Buy Wells Cathedral West Front: Construction, Sculpture and Conservation 1st Edition by Sampson, Jerry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Author: Jerry Sampson. Jerry Sampson was responsible for the cataloguing and digitisation of the fragments and the reredos frameworks. Having established a comprehensive understanding of the architecture and archaeology of Wells cathedral working on the West Front conservation programme between andJerry has developed a reputation as one of the leading authorities on the church buildings.

Elizabeth Goudge used Wells as a basis for the fictional cathedral city of Torminster, in her book A City of Bells. Wells has been used as the setting for several films including: The Canterbury Tales (), A Fistful of Fingers (), The Gathering (), The Libertine (), The Golden Age (), Country: England.

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I Author: Zephyrinus. Wells Cathedral New Bell's Cathedral Guides () Colchester L.S. and J.H. Harvey. 'Wells Cathedral' Archaeological Journal () Cockerell, C. R. Iconography of the west front of Wells cathedral, with an appendix on the sculptures of other medieval churches in England; by Charles Robert Cockerell Oxford and London, J.H.

Parker.With its broad west front and large central tower, it is the dominant feature of its small cathedral city and a landmark in the Somerset countryside.

Wells has been variously described as "unquestionably one of the most beautiful"[1] and as "the most poetic"[2] of English : Tamsyn Taylor.Bath Abbey is a parish church of the Church of England and former Benedictine monastery in Bath, Somerset, England.

Founded in the 7th century, it was reorganised in the 10th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries; major restoration work was carried out by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the s.

It is one of the largest examples of Perpendicular Gothic architecture in the West manship: Low Church.