A detail of the columns, capitals, and carvings of the arched north doorway of Lichfield Cathedral

Date:
1930-1952
Location:
Lichfield Cathedral, The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire
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Blessed Virgin Mary and St Chad's Cathedral Church, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Reference:
AA52/09165
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The north and south transepts of Lichfield Cathedral date from around 1230-1240. The arched north doorway has two doors. The columns are in two tiers, the inner tier is attached and out tier detached. The arch consists of three orders of carvings of figures in almond-shaped surrounds, and three orders of square leaf slabs.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Arch, Column, Medieval Cathedral, Religion