Medieval carvings in Exeter Cathedral.

by C. J. P. Cave

Publisher: Penguin Books in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 43 Downloads: 136
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  • Exeter Cathedral.,
  • Sculpture, Medieval.

Edition Notes

StatementWith A note on the art of the Exeter carvers, by Nikolaus Pevsner.
SeriesThe King penguin books, 41 [i.e. 62]
LC ClassificationsNA5471.E9 C3
The Physical Object
Pagination 43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6162816M
LC Control Number54027312

Medieval carvings in Exeter Cathedral [Texte imprimé] / by C.J.P. Cave, with a note on the art of the Exeter carvers / by Nikolaus Pevsner Auteur principal: Cave, Charles John Philip, , Auteur Auteur secondaire: Pevsner, Nikolaus, , Collaborateur Langue: anglais. Gray and white decorated boards of this little book on the Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral remain in Near Fine condition. The matching dust jacket has a closed tear that has been repaired on the inside and a chip to the bottom spine area but remains in Very Good condition. Medieval Cathedral Carvings: Store search: Enter your search keyword: in titles & description: Store categories: Store home. Angels & Cherubs (14) Animals (55) Dragons (8) Monk's Head Medieval Reproducti on Carving Exeter Cathedral Chapel Church Gift. $ Time left: 4d 11h 56m. Medieval Knight Horse Carving Unique Reproducti on. Malaga Cathedral Choir - ornate medieval carvings in the Choir, Catedral de Malaga, Malaga old town, Andalusia Spain Front view of St Oswald’s Church near Whitby. The tower is to the left of the body of the church which has an ornate arched doorway with carvings.

Exeter Cathedral, Devon EX1 1HS. Saturday 19th September • 9am - 9pm. Join composer Matthew Coleridge and cello soloist Jamal Aliyev for a glorious day of music making in Exeter's stunning medieval cathedral.. You'll spend the day learning this amazing piece of music, before singing in an atmospheric evening performance, conducted by the composer! The image screen on the west front of Exeter Cathedral is one of its medieval treasures.   It contains three registers of deep-relief stone carvings of angels, kings and knights, apostles and prophets.   The lowest register is a horizontal row of 25 demi-angels or half angels, carved from the waist upward. Medieval tombs are an important feature of Exeter Cathedral that capture the attention of modern visitors.   The same was true for my fictional heroine, Lady Apollonia, when she visited the cathedral in in Plague of a Green Man.   Some of these tombs include a sculpted effigy or model of the deceased person or persons buried within. Magnificent in warm, honey-coloured stone, Exeter's cathedral is one of Devon’s most impressive ecclesiastical sights. Dating largely from the 12th and 13th centuries, the west front is framed by extraordinary medieval statuary, while inside the ceiling soars upwards to the longest span of unbroken Gothic vaulting in the world, dotted with ornate ceiling bosses in gilt and vibrant on: The Close, Exeter, East Devon.

Exeter Cathedral is not only the city's finest building. It is also the most celebrated example of Decorated Gothic architecture in England and one of the most lovely medieval structures in Europe. The interior, in particular, is of remarkable beauty and successfully pulls off Author: Wolfpaw.   Crisscrossing England to Study Medieval Wood Carvings Christina E.C. Smith traveled to more than a dozen cathedrals in England to study medieval wood carvings depicting people, animals, hybrids and mythological creatures playing musical instruments, such as harps, fiddles and drums. This carving is without doubt the most interesting and well-known carving from Exeter Cathedral. Taken directly from the original carving this is the entire full Misericord ornamentation. Looking closely, one can see that the Elephant has been carved accurately except for the feet, which seem to Seller Rating: % positive. 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.

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Medieval carvings in Exeter Cathedral. [C J P Cave; Nikolaus Pevsner] Medieval carvings in Exeter Cathedral. London: Penguin Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Exeter Cathedral.

Sculpture, Medieval. Bosses (Architecture) -- England -- Exeter. 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 authors describe the carvings' architectural context together. Exeter Cathedral Keystones and Carvings: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Medieval Interior Sculptures and their Polychromy. Images, descriptions, introduction, notes and bibliography; clickable plan. The misericord carvings at Chester Cathedral of the legends of of Sir Yvain and of Tristan and Iseult (a very rare subject), and of the Green man, are so similar to those at Lincoln Cathedral that they are clearly the work of the same carver.

Buy MEDIEVAL CARVINGS IN EXETER CATHEDRAL. First Edition by C.J.P. Cave (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : C.J.P. Cave. An Anglo-Saxon forged charter at Exeter Cathedral.

Medieval charters were created to record a transaction between two parties, such as a king and a church. As such, they capture the interests of both the donor and the recipient.

In contrast, a fraudulent charter Medieval carvings in Exeter Cathedral. book. Misericords were used from the 13th century to the 17th century, but the later ones, those carved in the 17th century, were often copies of earlier misericords.

Elaine C. Block writes that: “[a]t the dawn of the Renaissance, tens of thousands of medieval misericord carvings must have existed.

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.

Medieval or ‘Middle Ages’ – usually the 5th to the 15th Century. Misericords – this strange word means the carvings under the quire stall seats. Nave – the middle part of the Cathedral (some people call this the ‘aisle’- but this is actually not right!) Nocturnal – an animal that sleeps in the day and wakes at night.

The architectural history of Exeter Cathedral. Exeter: H.S. Eland, Gamble, Henry R. The cathedral church of St.

Peter in Exeter preface by the dean and chapter. Exeter, London, J. Townsend, Givens, Jean A. "The Fabric accounts of Exeter Cathedral as a record of medieval sculptural practice" Gesta (ISSNX) v30 no2 p Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glasscoe, Marion. Medieval woodwork in Exeter Cathedral.

[Exeter]: Exeter Cathedral, (OCoLC)   Exeter has some splendid carvings of white bryony, which Mr Tisdall identifies in the medieval mind with mandrake (mentioned in the story of Jacob and Leah, the. This catalogue was published in digital format with the help of the Visual Arts Data Service inproviding an illustrated introduction to and catalogue of the figurative sculpture that is part of the original interior fabric of the medieval Exeter Cathedral.

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Alex Woodcock was a stonemason at Exeter Cathedral. Following degrees in archaeology at Leicester and York he completed his PhD thesis on medieval architectural sculpture at the University of Southampton and then studied stonecarving and buildings conservation at Weymouth College/5(5).

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One carving that caught her academic and artistic eye at Exeter Cathedral depicts a mermaid and merman holding a drum or cymbal.

The University of Exeter has a long and distinguished tradition in the field of Medieval Studies. The Centre for Medieval Studies was established in order to encourage regular academic contact between medievalists in the University and elsewhere, to promote interdisciplinary approaches to the medieval period and to act as a forum for postgraduate teaching and research.

Exeter Book Riddle 7, Exeter Cathedral Library MS fr. Image reproduced with permission of the University of Exeter Digital Humanities and the Dean & Chapter, Exeter Cathedral.

Old English Riddle 7 (solution: swon): Hrægl min swigað, þonne ic hrusan trede, oþþe þa wic buge, oþþe wado drefe. Stunning pieces of carving at Exeter cathedral, on which the book focuses as a prime collection of sculpture in situ, depict mermaids.

The one pictured here. Discover Medieval Erotic Carvings at the Church of St Mary and St David in Kilpeck, England: Beasts and branches swirl in sandstone carvings, interrupted by one strange creature.

4) The Exeter Book gets its name from the Exeter Cathedral. The book was donated to the cathedral’s library in by the first bishop of Exeter, Leofric.

The Exeter Book has been in the possession of the cathedral ever since. It is not known how Leofric got his hands on the : Erika Harlitz-Kern. Crusader, (Exeter Cathedral). Taken from the medieval carvings found upon the misericords and supporters within the choir stalls of Exeter Cathedral.

This carving is a fierce looking early knight known as the Crusader. A beautiful carving that is in full three dimensions and reproduced capturing all the fine detail of the original. West Country Late Medieval Bench Ends. Dr Todd Gray MBE directs the West Country Late Medieval Bench Ends project which aims to reduce the unnecessary destruction of this ancient woodwork.

This project is the first in-depth study of this collection of carvings on the ends of seats. Exeter Cathedral. Dating from toExeter Cathedral is the major example of a cathedral built mainly in the later Decorated Gothic style of the 14th century. It has an impressive vault, the longest medieval vault in the world, which runs between two Norman towers placed, uniquely among the cathedrals, over the transepts.

Taken from the beautiful and ornate carvings that can be found upon the misericords within the choir stalls of Exeter Cathedral. This hand crafted reproduction has been produced from a mould taken directly from the original medieval carving and which captures all the fine detail applied by the master craftsmen that carved this in the middle ages, representing a true piece of English history.

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See more ideas about Sculpture, 15th century and Exeter cathedral pins.Reading Runes in the Exeter Book Riddles Riddles and runes go together, at least in some of those found in the medieval codex known as the Exeter Book of Old English poetry (Exeter Cathedral .The nave of Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire.

Credit: David Iliff Ely Cathedral – The ceiling of the nave and lantern, viewed from the Octagon. Credit: David Iliff Exeter Cathedral, Devon. A good example of the Decorated Gothic style of the 14th-century, Exeter Cathedral has the longest medieval vault in the world—running between two Norman towers built over the transepts.