An interior view of the double doors to the Chapter House, seen from inside the Chapter House of York Minster, also known as St Peter's Cathedral Church

York Minster, Minster Yard, York
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St Peter's Cathedral Church, Minster Yard, York
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The Chapter House dates to 1275-1290 and is situated north of the choir. It has an L-shaped corridor connecting it to the north-east corner of the north transept. The door to the Chapter House has two entrances with trefoil heads and moulded spandrels. Over the door is a panel with a blind arcade with thirteen arches. The central arch is taller and wider than the rest. Above the arches is a tracery and a moulded pointed arch. On either side of a small relief figure in a niche. On either side of the door are octagonal canopies with niche seats.


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


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Photographer: Wood, George Bernard


Arch, Chapter House, Door, Medieval Cathedral