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HISTORY OF AliCHIl ECTURE. Boi-k I.


NORWICH

CATHF.naAi, Cnuitcii, Binkdktink (Holy Trinity).


Dates anil Founders. Nave. Choir. Aisles. Transept. Tower.
Bisliops. L. B. H. L. B. H. L. B. H. L. li. H. L. B. H.
10961
TT , , 1
T
Htibcrt (le l.osinga ]65 45 83 Included. 180
3oi73
- -
140
- 4"5
ext.
112n T-
, I
200 to screen
250 to fwer
llll'j
John of Oxford
Restored.
1
Spire
1356-69 Thomas Percy _ 1
- -
140
and 169
1426-36 William Alnwick
[
W. front
8:! -
^
= 309
1446-72 Vaulting.
1472-99
Clere.-tnry
and vaiiltin;;
See founded ''30 and a^^iin (i7!. Before 1272 the catliedral was so dilapidated as to render it necessary to
be rebuilt. The cloisters commenced by Bishop Walpole in ^2^7, were completed by Bishop Alnwick in
1-130; they are the most snacious in England, being about 176 ft. square and 14 ft. 9 in. wide. The Lady
chapel was de-troyed. The external lengtli is 414 ft. G in. and breadth 11)1 It. ; the internal length is 4C4 It,
and breadth 180 ft. The length from the west door to apse is 3S3 ft. 7 in.
OXFORD PiiioRY Church of Aitgustinian Cakons
(S. Frideswide, or Ch.rist Church).
D ites and Foiuiders. Nav e Choir. Aisles. Transeiit
Tower and
Spire.
L. B. H.
L B. H L. B 11. L. B. H L. B. H
1 150_P0 Canutus, prior
^S
2U
44
6.S 5'.i
37.
i
Included. 102 2
143.
J
12.50
Lady
Cliapel.
f In-ide
r
-
0 Mr,
1325
Latin cliai)el
!
1528 Cardinal Wolspy
Hoof.
Koof of
Ch.iir.

See founded 154.5. It is the smallest cathedral in England. The chapter house (Early English), oblong
in form, 54 ft. ly 21 ft., mav be compared with those of Lincoln, Salisluiry, and Chester, belong n;; to far
wealthier communities. Wolsey destroyed the west front :incl the greater i art of the na\c
'1
hree sides of
th- small cloister {^'4 ft. wide) remain Internal length 154 ft. (it was 2(12 ft. when complete) and breadth
102 ft. Interior res:orations, 185G, by R. W. Billing.
PETERBOROUGH

Conventual Church, Benedictine (SS. Peter,


Paul,
and
.'Andrew).
Dates and Founders.
Nave. Choir. Aisles. Transepts.
Towers.
Abbots.
L. B. H. L. B. H. L. B. H. L. B. H. L. B. H.
Ills') John of Seez and
11 33
J
Martin of Bee
119 79 78 F. aisles
1155 1
William de Water-
1177/
ville
Portion
-{
Transepts
185 57 71
C. Lower
part
;;.^n.
Benedict 2.'6
^3
73i
226 13 71 w. trans.
1200-37
w. front
Remain of
Lady chapel
Lantern of
1370
1438)
_ Ashton& Robert
w. porch
~
E. aisle or
C Tower 124
\V. spires 153
1528/
Kirton
new building
See founded 1-545. The three arches forming th- west front, 1-53 ft. long, are 73 ft. high m the opening
and

as a portico it is the finest and grandest in Europe :
"
Fergusson. There are o dy the remains of the
cloisters 132 ft. wide The ex'ern.il length 480 (t. and 203 ft. wide. The intern il length is 42<i It. and the
breadth
'iRi ft. Paley. I!cmarl.s on the Arch, of
Pe/erborounh
Cathedral, 1859. It was under restoration by
Edward Blore from 1832
;
and from 159 by G. G ScoU, K.A., to hi. death, 1S78. Tne central tower was
rebuilt by John L. Pearson, R.A.,
18s.5-(j.