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Exeter Cathedral and its restoration

Thomas B. Worth

Exeter Cathedral and its restoration

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Published by Printed for the author by W. Pollard in Exeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exeter Cathedral.,
  • Cathedrals -- Conservation and restoration -- England -- Exeter.,
  • Church architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- England -- Exeter.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and compiled by Thomas B. Worth.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 136p., [3] leaves of plates (1 folded) ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19679812M

    The University of Exeter Library's print collections are of regional and national significance, featuring several Devon parish libraries, including Crediton, Barnstaple, Totnes and Ottery St Mary, the Hypatia collection of women's history, the Syon Abbey Library, and John Betjeman's working library.. You can search the our book collections on the library catalogue.


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The Exeter Book is a 10 th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.

Exeter Dean and Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book Manuscriptusually known as the Exeter Book, was written down by a. Exeter Cathedral and Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book Restoration (Classic Reprint) Chantry Chapel Chapter choir Christ Christian Church colour complete contains death decorations Diapason east Edward England erected Exeter existing Fabric faith feet figures five four George gift give glass glory hand heart Henry Holy honour inner John kind King Page - Thou art.

a| Exeter cathedral and its restoration / c| written and compiled by Thomas B. Worth. a| Exeter: b| Printed for the author by W. Pollard, c|   Excerpt from Exeter Cathedral and Its Restoration As a preliminary step, I submitted my plan to the Right Rev.

The Lord Bishop of the Diocese, who kindly allowed me Author: Thomas Burnet Worth. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Full text of "Exeter cathedral and its restoration" See other formats.

Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, United Kingdom. 10K likes. Exeter Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Exeter, and a centre of worship, teaching and mission/5(). In Roman Britain, Exeter was established as the base of Legio II Augusta under the personal command of became a religious centre in the Middle Ages.

Exeter Cathedral, founded in the mid 11th century, became Anglican in the 16th-century English the late 19th century, Exeter became an affluent centre for the wool trade, although by the First World War the city was Area rank: th (of ).

For any visitor staying Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book or passing through Exeter, the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter is a impressive example of Gothic architecture situated in one of the oldest parts of the city, the building’s elaborate West-front displays a series of notable 14th Century figures, whilst its interior contains a variety of unusual features from across the ages.

The library contains the famous 'Exeter Book' Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book Anglo-Saxon verse, the Exon Domesday and many other historical documents.

Visitor facilities include a well-stocked shop and onsite café, serving a range of light lunches, afternoon teas and light snacks. The Cathedral prides itself on its choral tradition which dates back nearly years. The 71st Dean of Exeter Cathedral is to be the Very Reverend Jonathan Greener, currently the Dean of Wakefield Cathedral in the Diocese of Leeds, Downing Street has announced today.

Jonathan will take up his new role at the end of November, on the Sunday before succeeds the Very Rev Jonathan Draper, who resigned at the end of August. Housed in Exeter Cathedral since it was given to the institution by its first bishop, Leofric, in the 11th century, the Exeter Book was written around It contains some 40 poems and 96 riddles.

A Brief History of Exeter Cathedral It has the 'Exon Domesday' of and the 'Exeter Book', donated by the cathedral's first bishop and which is the largest single collection of Anglo-Saxon literature in existence. A major restoration was carried out under George Gilbert Scott between Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book but this was relatively sympathetic Author: Wolfpaw.

The Exeter Cathedral Astronomical Clock is a fifteenth-century astronomical clock in Exeter Cathedral, displays the hour of the day, the day of the lunar month and the phase of the modern clock mechanism was installed in by Exeter Cathedral and its restoration book & Bland of Croydon, and restored in History and description.

The clock is thought to date from around In its need for restoration Exeter Cathedral stood twenty years ago, on the same footing as the majority of the Churches, great and small, of our land: while in respect of its capability of regaining much of its lost beauty it may be said to have presented a singularly favourable subject.

The Exeter Cathedral Astronomical Clock is one of the group of famous 14th- to 16th-century astronomical clocks to be found in the West of England. Others are at Wells, Ottery St Mary, and Wimborne Minster. The main, lower, dial is the oldest part of the clock, dating from The fleur-de-lys-tipped hand indicates the hour (and the position of the sun in the sky) on a hour analogue dial.

Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful cathedrals in England. It is also one of the most stylistically consistent medieval cathedrals, another one being Salisbury Cathedral which was used as a model to build Exeter.

This area was occupied by Britons, Saxons, Danes and Normans and the Roman II Augusta Legion camped. The Great East Window left is one of the treasures of the cathedral. Compared with York Minster, Wells, Canterbury and many others, Exeter Cathedral isn't rich in pre-Reformation glass and few complete or nearly complete medieval windows survive anywhere in Devon.

Two of the exceptions are the beautiful late 15th century panels in St Michael's at Doddiscombsleigh, some five miles from Exeter Author: Wolfpaw. Such then was our Cathedral, - robbed of early splendours, extensively crumbled by decay, unworthily furnished, bare with monotony of yellow-wash - when its restoration was entered upon, under the guidance of Sir Gilbert Scott, in the year Of that restoration as a whole the point kept steadily in view may be said to have been to realize again so far as altered circumstances would permit.

Exeter Cathedral denies it is at risk of being sold off It comes as the cathedral brings an end to the latest phase of its restoration with a warning added that there is going to be some heavy Author: Anita Merritt.

Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Exeter, Devon, in the southwest of England. It is the seat of the Bishop of Exeter. The present building was complete by aboutand has the longest uninterrupted vaulted ceiling in England, and other notable features.

The cathedral is built in Gothic style. During May the city of Exeter was subject to a major devastating bombing raid as part of the Second World War.

This tour looks in detail at the preparation for enemy action and how the Cathedral became a beacon in the chaos of war. BOOK FOR THIS TOUR.

Thursday 19th Exeter Cathedral – Links to Slavery 60mins. The Exeter Book, Exeter Cathedral Library MSalso known as the Codex Exoniensis, is a tenth-century book or codex which is an anthology of Anglo-Saxon is one of the four major Anglo-Saxon literature codices, along with the Vercelli Book, Nowell Codex and the Cædmon manuscript or MS Junius The book was donated to the library of Exeter Cathedral by Leofric, the first bishop.

The early years of the fourteenth century were memorable ones in the history of Exeter Cathedral, for work on the new presbytery, or novum opus as it is called in the Fabric Rolls, was in progress. When Bishop Bytton died, inbuilding operations had reached an advanced stage, and the task of completing the work devolved upon his successor, Walter de Stapledon, a Devon man and Cited by: 1.

Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Exeter, Devon, in the southwest of is the seat of the Bishop of Exeter. The present building was complete by aboutand has the longest uninterrupted vaulted ceiling in England, and other notable features.

Views of the Royal Clarence Hotel from Exeter Cathedral. It was previously said that the hotel would be back to its former glory by the end of and plans for its restoration were revealed in Author: Anita Merritt. To him Exeter owes a perpetual debt of gratitude, for, when the city surrendered to Fairfax inhe took down the Bishop's Throne and concealed it (buried it according to local tradition), and after the Restoration was able to re-erect in its proper place the most magnificent Bishop's throne in England.

We recommend booking Exeter Cathedral tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 Exeter Cathedral tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). It was a lengthy - not to mention costly - restoration.

But now, five years of hard work and £, spent on restoring ancient masonry has paid off, as Exeter Cathedral stands once more in all. When was Exeter Cathedral built. This short film was made by NRG Digital () for Exeter Cathedral Education Department to give visiti. The Cathedral Church of St Peter at Exeter sits in the middle of an area of green space further surrounded by various secular buildings of assorted ages.

Behind those is the bustling modern city centre. Exeter is the county town of Devon and sits alongside the River Exe. Exeter_Cathedral, Manager at Exeter Cathedral, responded to this review Responded Octo Thank you for reviewing us and the roof tour.

It is great to hear feedback on this tour which explores the roof space, bell chamber, bell ringers room, lead workshop and of course the degree views of Exeter/5(K). Book your tickets online for Exeter Cathedral, Exeter: See 2, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Exeter Cathedral, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among attractions in Exeter/5(K).

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’s most popular attraction was first founded in and began being constructed in The Cathedral is known for its two Norman Towers, unbroken stretch of beautiful Gothic vaulting, its gorgeous stained-glass windows and its unique carved image screen on the west front.

In November he was paid 5l. by the chapter towards ‘the making of a sett of pipes to’ the temporary organ used in the cathedral until the new one was built; the old instrument had been broken by the rebels (Worth, Exeter Cathedral and its Restoration, ). Loosemore was sent at the expense of the chapter,to examine Harris's.

View the Gothic ceilings, Norman towers and medieval statuary of Exeter Cathedral. Climb the north tower for spectacular views over Exeter. The cathedral hosts daily services and is famous for its choir.

Buy a souvenir in the shop or relax with tea and a pastry in the café. EXETER CATHEDRAL John Loosemore built an organ for the Cathedral in It underwent several changes during the next two centuries, but the magnificent case has survived to this day, having been enlarged to superb effect at the time of a radical rebuild by Henry Willis in File Size: KB.

The Exeter Cathedral Charge by its Bishop is, to conclude, a fascinating document. It uncovers various layers of unhealthy power dynamics within that institution which, no doubt, will be studied by other cathedrals. But a variety of uncomfortable questions are thrown up by the reading it.

The Bishop, in what sounds like a very old fashioned. A short film of Pdf Cathedral - from of pdf Cathedral masons at work which is presented through the BBC Creative Archive scheme. Map of Cathedral Yard A steel engraving of the Cathedral from Courtesy Devon Library and Information Services The West Front was added in - this was richly coloured when completed.Media in category "Interior of Exeter Cathedral" The following files are in this category, out of total.

Das Gewölbe ().jpg 2, × 1,; MB.Two sepia photographs of the ebook plus a pull-out plan after the restoration. The restoration commenced in and lasted for seven years.

The cathedral re-opened in October This is an original book which details the various aspects of the complex restoration process.