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Keyser collection slide 0494: Gloucester Cathedral

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Keyser collection slide 0494: Gloucester Cathedral
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Scope and content
Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. The Turrets of the South Transept.

Label: ‘Gloucester Cathedral, No 9024 A.H. Pitcher, Gloucester’. Writing: ‘9024’ in the right hand bottom corner.

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/02/0489 shows a view of the two pinnacles of the South Transept taken from the nave roof. At the bottom right of the plate at ground level there are three chimneys that are part of what is now known as Wardle House.
Archival history
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