A detailed view of a carved pier capital in the crypt of 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:
AA42/04841
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The crypt has arcade of squat round piers with carved capitals. The capitals are polygonal and support the ribs of the vaulted ceiling. They are carved with interlocking foliate designs with dot-work.

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

Arcade, Capital, Crypt, Medieval Cathedral