A detailed view of the plinths at the base of the choir screen in York Minster

Date:
1942
Location:
York Minster, Minster Yard, York
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St Peter's Cathedral Church, Minster Yard, York
Reference:
AA42/04855
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The choir screen was erected c1460. It has a porch and doorway with ogee head, and canopied niches with statuettes. The statuettes include kings of England, from William I to Henry VI. Each figure is stood on a moulded plinth with crocketed pinnacles.

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

Choir Screen, Plinth (Pedestal), Medieval Cathedral