An interior view of the choir ceiling in York Minster, also known as St Peter's Cathedral Church

Date:
1942
Location:
York Minster, Minster Yard, York
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St Peter's Cathedral Church, Minster Yard, York
Reference:
AA42/04756
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

The choir has a lierne vaulted ceiling; also known as a steller vault, due to the star shapes the ribs form. The ribs are wooden and were installed by Sir Robert Smirke between 1829 and 1932.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Ceiling, Choir, Medieval Cathedral