ADVANCED STUDIO PRACTICE 2B AND TECHNIQUES AND PROCESSES 2B – WAKEFIELD CATHEDRAL AND THE CHANTRY CHAPEL POINTS OF INTEREST TO PHOTOGRAPH

WAKEFIELD CATHEDRAL AND THE CHANTRY CHAPEL POINTS OF INTEREST TO PHOTOGRAPH:

1. Heraldric History

2. The Rood Screen

3. 1470 painting over the chancel arch

4. SW spandrel of the choir arch to reveal angel

5. the corbels supporting the roof carved limestone

6. richly carved screens behind the choir stalls (NW corner)

7. on the north side carvings including the badge of the house of Northumberland – crescent and fetterlock

8. south side carved owls and a coat of arms Thomas Savile

9. certificates of chantries and colleges Henry VIII

10. tower with paired buttresses

11. Evidence of work from Kempe, Scott, Comper, Judd, Pearson

12. late medieval roof

13. replica of the pre conquest cross

14. east wall of the church a second slab late 12th century

15. monument to Sir Pilkington 1714 south wall south chancel aisle

16. the font (brought from St Saviours at Heckmondwike)

17. Rear chancel stalls 15th century date

18. Sundial 18th century south of the chancel aisle (outdoors)

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The Chantry Chapel:

1. the bridge itself

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2. chantry chapel from the north identifying key developmental stages as depicted in ”the post hole” medieval, 18-19th century, 20th and 20-21st century

3. The ‘Turner’ viewpoint

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4. the stained glass windows (1848 restoration)

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5. battlements and pinnacles

6. crypt

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7. east window designed by Alan Younger (see above)

8. Symbolism – M mary queen of scots (on her way to Tetbury who spent two days in Rotherham in 1569) and intended to depict royalist and parliamentary forces who fought on the bridge during the civil war in 1643.

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