The treadwheel at Salisbury Cathedral
- 1940 - 1957
- Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire
- Photograph (Negative)
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The foundations for Salisbury Cathedral were laid on 25th April 1220. The spire was begun about 100 years later. It contains a complex of timber scaffolding and a 14th-century treadwheel, which used to winch heavy objects much as a crane on top of skyscraper would today.
This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued
© A F KERSTING
Photographer: Kersting, A F
Medieval Winch, Medieval Treadwheel, Medieval Cathedral