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Bosses & corbels of Exeter Cathedral

Edith K. Prideaux

Bosses & corbels of Exeter Cathedral

an illustrated study in decorative & symbolic design

by Edith K. Prideaux

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Published by James G. Commin, Chatto & Windus in Exeter, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exeter Cathedral.,
  • Bosses (Architecture),
  • Corbels.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBosses and corbels of Exeter Cathedral.
    Statementby E.K. Prideaux and G.R. Holt Shafto.
    ContributionsShafto, George Reginald Holt.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18797872M

    The present cathedral church of the diocese of Exeter may be said to be the third building that has stood on the site. The bosses that unite the vaulting ribs represent a variety of subjects, the last but one, near the west window, depicting the martyrdom of Becket. The corbels from which the vaulting shafts spring are mostly sculptured. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.


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The roof-bosses and corbels of Exeter Cathedral. [Michael James Swanton; Exeter Cathedral.] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) # Cathedrals Devon. Exeter. Exeter Cathedral. Ceiling bosses & corbels. Guidebooks\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

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Prideaux. Round bosses which act as keystones lock the ribs of the vault in place. Great corbels support the lower ends of the graceful arches. The bosses and corbels of Exeter Cathedral form one of the most important collections of medieval stone carvings in the country.

Roof-bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral Paperback – January 1, by Michael Swanton (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and 5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prideaux, Edith K. Bosses & corbels of Exeter cathedral. Exeter, J.G. Commin; [etc., etc.] (OCoLC) Exeter Cathedral Keystones & Carvings: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Sculptures & their Polychromy offers a complete, explanatory record of the medieval bosses, corbels, labelstops, figurative capitals (and a few other interior carvings) which are an integral part of the medieval interior construction of Exeter Cathedral, Devon, England.

The. Exeter Cathedral is a testament to the creativity, skill and Bosses & corbels of Exeter Cathedral book of those who built it. Dating back years, it is one of England's most beautiful medieval cathedrals and one of the finest examples of decorated Gothic architecture in this country.

bosses and corbels. The library contains the famous 'Exeter Book' of Anglo-Saxon verse. Exeter Central station car park (£ all day) is a 10 minute walk.

All-day parking (£) at Flowerpot Lane (EX4 1DH), Okehampton Street (EX4 1DY) and Haven Banks (EX2 8DP) car parks - approx 15 mins walk to the Cathedral. The main shoppers car parks in Exeter city centre (Mary Arches and Guildhall Centre) cost £ for the day.

By Rail. It is noteworthy that there are many fine examples of the motif in Exeter cathedral, in the form of roof bosses (Fig.

9), but also carved on misericords, corbels and capitals. Indeed, the early use of the foliate head at the cathedral may have influenced later carvings in parish churches, which can be found in the chancel, as well as nave and. CHOIR: WEST BAY. This is very short, corresponding to the thickness of the Tower wall The walls were built with the walls of the Choir, and the vault with those of the Crossing, so that the Crossing Corbels are logically treated here.

These bosses belong to the group of forty-two primed in see heading for bosses Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Of note are the Minstrels' Gallery, the 15 Century Astronomical Clock, a complete set of Misericords and the highly decorated tombs, bosses and corbels.

The library contains the famous 'Exeter Book' of Anglo-Saxon verse, the Exon Domesday and many other historical documents. Exeter Cathedral plays a significant role in Plague of a Green Man, the second of my Lady Apollonia West Country Mysteries, set in The Lady, my heroine, is given a tour of the cathedral as part of the Bosses & corbels of Exeter Cathedral book.

Although they are not mentioned in my story, the bishop’s throne and the east window of the cathedral were there in and have survived to the present, even after the German. With Glasscoe, M., Medieval Woodwork in Exeter Cathedral (Dean and Chapter of Exeter) ISBN ; Roof-bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral (Dean and Chapter of Exeter) ISBN X; Medieval Art in Britain: a select bibliography (London) ISBN   The carved bosses and corbels in Exeter Cathedral are amongst the finest examples of English Decorated Gothic architecture, a f or m of ar chitecture that flourished in E n gland for years from The largest boss weighs in at over two tons; each one is different and decorated with either human figures, biblical stories, or naturalistic forms.

Th e replica boss shown a bove gives a. During your visit, you can take a free tour with one of the cathedral’s knowledgeable guides. You will learn about the Minstrel’s Gallery, the complete set of Misericords, the decorated tombs, bosses, and corbels, and the historical documents in the library, including the the famous ‘Exeter Book’ of Anglo-Saxon verse, the Exon Domesday.

All books set in Exeter on the global book map. We found 65 books set in Exeter and 29 others set nearby A Jarrold Guide to the Cathedral and City of Exeter: With City Centre Map and Illustrated Walk by Eric Bailey.

Roof-bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral by Michael Swanton. Friends of Exeter Cathedral Forty-eighth Annual Report (to 31 March ) (): “An Acrylic Resin Consolidant for Polychromed Stone.” Conservation News 11 (March, ): 7. “Colour on the Bosses and Corbels.” Friends of Exeter Cathedral Fiftieth Annual Report.

All books set in Cathedral of St Peter on the global book map. We found 5 books set in Cathedral of St Peter and 25 others set nearby Map; About; Books set in Cathedral of St Peter, Exeter, England, United Kingdom 5 Roof-bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral by Michael Swanton.

Bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral, an Illustrated Study in Decorative & Symbolic Design by G. Prideaux, E.

& Holt Shafto | 1 Jan Hardcover. Of note are the Minstrels’ Gallery, the 15th century astronomical clock and the highly decorated tombs, bosses and corbels. Pictured: Inside the magnificent Exeter Cathedral. Exeter Guildhall. The guildhall is an year-old centrepiece of Exeter’s Civic life, which is still in use today.

Exeter Cathedral: Fabulous - See 2, traveller reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Exeter, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K). The thirty-three corbels must be those which we find scattered irregularly up and down the aisles.

The "sars," which occurred before, in reference to the vaulting of the Lady Chapel (Note 28) probably mean here the rich corbels of the Choir vaulting-shafts: the price being so great, viz., 8s. - 3s. more than the great bosses. If you only have one day in Exeter, England, of course you want to make the most of it.

highly decorated tombs, bosses and corbels an early set of misericords (the wooden things you lean on when attending a church service). Entry is £ per ticket. Tours usually take place on selected Tuesdays and Saturdays from July to September, check.

The curious carving below, of vegetation growing from a man's face, is fixed to the roof at Norwich cathedral. The cathedral has 1, roof bosses. He was the photographer and writer of the carvings at Exeter Cathedral, the treasure house of 13th and 14th century scupture and decoration, chiefly with the roof bosses and the corbels on which the vaulting shafts stand.

64 pages. Exeter Cathedral by J. Thurmer: Exeter Cathedral as it Was, by Nicholas Orme: Exeter Cathedral: A Celebration by Michael Swanton: Exeter Cathedral: The First Thousand Years, by Nicholas Orme: Exeter Cathedral; a short history and description by Vyvyan Hope: Exeter Engraved: The Cathedral, Churches, Chapels and Priories by.

Exeter Cathedral: Stunning - See 2, traveller reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Exeter, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K). Taxi Club’s Top 3 Places To Visit in Exeter.

Exeter Cathedral – 1 The Cloisters, Exeter EX1 1HS – Est. travel time by taxi: 20 mins Dating back years, Exeter Cathedral is one of England’s finest medieval cathedrals and one of the best examples of decorated Gothic architecture in the UK, with the longest unbroken stretch of Gothic vaulting in the world.

Hooker's [Hoker's] history of Exeter. an account of the sieges of Exeter; the foundation of the cathedral church and the disputes between the cathdral and the city authorities.: Author: Ian Maxted. In Exeter Cathedral, however, the Exeter roof bosses are done with relief carving that is highly decorative.

There are over bosses in the cathedral, ranging in size from five inches in diameter in some of the side chapels to a yard across for the bosses running down the centre of the main vault. (See Prideaux and Shafto, "Bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral.") [pg 35] They consist of figures and foliage, and the variety of subjects chosen is no less surprising than the skill the artists have shown in the realization of their ideas.

(See Prideaux and Shafto, "Bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral.") [pg 35] They consist of figures and foliage, and the variety of subjects chosen is no less surprising than the skill the artists have shown in the realization of their ideas.

42 Beckei Boss in the Lady Chapel, Chester Cathedral. and J As a work of art it far surpasses our Chester one, but the Chester boss is at least nearly sixty years earlier in date.

In the North Alley of Norwich Cathedral there are six bosses dealing with the life of Becket, the central one. Begun inthe Exeter Cathedral was constructed around an original _____ building, some of which was incorporated into the new edifice. Vaulted Structures The terms bosses, corbels, and tiercerons are all architectural elements of.

Medieval Woodwork in Exeter Cathedral (Dean and Chapter of Exeter) ISBN Roof-bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral (Dean and Chapter. The Exeter book is now in the Exeter Cathedral library. The book has suffered from multiple mutilations and it is. Brycheiniog (2, words). Exeter: October, With 4 plates, pages numbered pp.

Bound with. Prideaux (E.K) and Shafto (G.R. Holt) BOSSES AND CORBELS OF EXETER CATHEDRAL. Illusts in the text, pages numberedoriginal printed wraps. Of Sirens and Centaurs: Medieval Sculpture at Exeter Cathedral Kindle Edition Glacial faces, secretive and obtuse, stare out from corbels and roof bosses; geometrically arranged creatures tessellate into kaleidoscopic patterns; figures are frozen, often in extremes of emotion; mythical monsters lurk.

And yet within this otherness there is /5(5). EXETER, a city and county of a city, municipal, county and parliamentary borough, and the county town of Devonshire, England, m. W.S.W.

of London, on the London & South Western and the Great Western railways. Pop. () 47, The ancient city occupies a broad ridge of land, which rises steeply from the left bank of the Exe.

At the head of the ridge is the castle, on the site of a great. The title of this site comes from a s guide book to Exeter Cathedral in which we find the term 'Head-with-Leaves', whilst in E.

Le Grice's 'Norwich Cathedral - Its Interest and Beauty' () the famous verdant visages of the cloisters are described as 'Foliage-and-Faces'. Covers 13thth Centuries, European art, Lindenwood University 2/17/17 Midterm. -Katie Gierer Honors Art History Midterm study guide by ktgierer includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.Exeter Cathedral is a testament to the creativity, skill and devotion of those who built it. Dating back years, it is one of England’s most beautiful medieval cathedrals and one of the finest examples of decorated Gothic architecture in this country.

bosses and corbels. The library contains the famous ‘Exeter Book’ of Anglo-Saxon. Some important MSS., including the famous book of Saxon poetry given by Leofric to his cathedral, are preserved in the chapter-house.

The united sees of Devonshire and Cornwall were fixed at Exeter from the installation there of Leofric () by the .