A view from the north transept showing the cross strainer arches in the crossing of Wells Cathedral

Date:
early to mid 20th century
Location:
Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells, Mendip, Somerset
Reference:
BB67/08315
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The strainer arches were added after the 14th century extension of the crossing tower resulted in a structure which was too heavy for the existing piers.

Content

This is part of the Series: WAC02/01 Negatives taken by W A Call; within the Collection: WAC02 W A Call Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Call, William Alfred Evan

Keywords

Crossing, Strainer Arch, Medieval Cathedral

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