A Promise of Beauty: The Octagon Tower and Lantern at Ely Cathedral

by Michael White

128 pages, 189 x 246 mm
60 photographs, 1 painting, 6 diagrams (all colour)

Softcover | ISBN: 9780955577703 | £9.99
 

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CONTENTS

Introduction

England in the Early Fourteenth Century
The Monastery at Ely in the Early Fourteenth Century
The Cathedral in 1321
Dramatis Personae in 1321
The Collapse of the Norman Crossing Tower in 1321
Reconstruction
Some Inferences and Conjectures
Dedication
The Octagon and Lantern in the Years 1342 to Date
The Decoration and Imagery of the Octagon and Lantern
Stained Glass in the Octagon and Lantern
The Victorian Repainting of the Octagon and Lantern
A Tour of the Octagon and Lantern

Some Frequently Asked Questions
Some Vital Statistics at Ely Cathedral

Select Bibliography
Index