A detailed view of the plaster ceiling in the dining room of Bishopthorpe Palace

Date:
1942
Location:
BISHOPTHORPE PALACE, BISHOPTHORPE ROAD, Bishopthorpe, York
Reference:
AA42/08610
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The palace was built for Archbishop Walter de Grey in the 13th century, with alterations made throughout the 14th, 15th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

The dining room ceiling is divided into large plaster squares, with relief plasterwork and finials in the centre.

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

Classicism, Gothick, Ceiling, Dining Room, Medieval Palace