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Keyser collection slide 0493: Gloucester Cathedral

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Keyser collection slide 0493: Gloucester Cathedral
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Scope and content
This slide is incorrectly labelled as Bishop’s Cleeve. It shows the Turrets of the North Transept of Gloucester Cathedral.

The Buildings of England, Gloucestershire 2, 2002, p. 401 ‘… the transepts which, though remodelled in the Perp period, retain much more Norman work. The S TRANSEPT, as also the N, is flanked by sturdy turrets ornamented with arcading in two tiers, the lower intersecting, the upper with zig zag.’

GLS/02/0488 shows a view of the turrets of the North Transept taken from the nave roof. At the bottom left corner of the plate at ground level there is an arcade (see detail below) which appears to be remains of the infirmary in an area known today as Babylon.
Archival history
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