Thursday, July 12, 2007

A head for heights

The minster curator arranged for those of us who were interested to go up the construction elevator of the east front (currently under restoration.)
I'm so glad she did- it was an amazing experience!
Below: a closeup of a saint worn past recognition:

Above: a closeup of the great east window tracery, including archivolt carving that no one can see from the ground (literally!)
Below: a pinnacle of the chapter house under restoration

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