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The South Quire Transept

By jujupops
Good Evening All

Hope you are all well & have had a good weekend, despite the wet and windy weather today Sad

Todays pictures were taken at Rochester Cathedral a few weeks ago, I have been trying to get a good picture of this doorway for ages, and without anyone walking in and out of the shot!!

This elaborately carved doorway dates from the 1340's. Rochester's Medeieval Monks used this doorway as a night-time entrance from their dormitory in the adjacent Priory. Bishop Hamo de Hythe's design includes a representation at the top of the arch. The tiny naked figure is his soul ascending heavenward.

V2 is a picture taken from Rochester Castle Gardens, just across the road. Hope you like them both Grin

Many thanks for your votes and comments on my last upload "For Ronnie" - as ever they are always very much appreciated Grin

Have a good week - hope you all stay warm and dry Wink

Love Julie xx

Tags: Kent Architecture Rochester cathedral

Voters: EMJAYCEE, Rock, gwynn56 and 21 more


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Comments


EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
23 Sep 2012 8:03PM
An excellent shot of this door and an equally pleasing view in V2. Julie. The detail of the door and the surround is really beautiful.
Joan.

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Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
23 Sep 2012 8:29PM
Simply Superb.

Rock
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 8:35PM
The clarity here is wonderful as are the details Julie
Lillian
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 8:55PM
A very good record shot of this beautiful door Julie. The detail is excellent.
Ann
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 9:25PM
Stunning image of the door in V1.
So much detail captured so competently.
KateGrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
23 Sep 2012 9:49PM
A beautiful door and stone carved surround, very well captured.
Ronnie.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
24 Sep 2012 6:31AM
The details in V1 are beautifully captured and the condition of the archway astonishing given its age. Nice to see the view in V2 also but it's V1 getting my vote,

Ann
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2012 9:16AM
Lovely detailSmile
Carole
26 Oct 2012 5:15PM
What beautiful detail on the door Julie,well captured..Lin
5 Mar 2013 3:37PM
Stunning image Julie perfect work---MilkyWink

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