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Henry Yeveley and the nave of Canterbury Cathedral.

John Harvey

Henry Yeveley and the nave of Canterbury Cathedral.

by John Harvey

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Published by Canterbury Cathedral Chronicle in Canterbury .
Written in English

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  • Yevele, Henry.

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    ~ CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL ~ CANTERBURY, KENT. A "Clickable" Map of Canterbury Cathedral & Grounds. The Precincts. The Cathedral January , was the Martyrdom of Archbishop Thomas Becket in the Cathedral. In the Shrine of St. Thomas was destroyed and all the treasure confiscated by King Henry VIII.   It is believed to be named after Henry (Harry) Yeveley, the master mason in charge of the reconstruction of the cathedral’s nave in late Yeveley and his fellow masons lay on their backs to Author: Malcolm Andrews.

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Henry Yeveley and the nave of Canterbury Cathedral by John Harvey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Henry Yeveley and the nave of Canterbury cathedral by John Hooper Harvey; 1 edition; First published in Inexcavations began in the nave and south-west transept of canterbury Cathedral to examine whatever lay beneath the nave, and to hopefully discover firm evidence on the construction of Archbishop Lanfranc's Anglo-Norman by: 5.

Henry Yeveley, one of King Edward III’s master masons, was appointed to lead the project, which took 25 years to complete and can still be seen today. Before working on Canterbury Cathedral, the naves constructed by Yeveley had been restricted in both length and width.

The Architectural Patronage of Two Late Medieval Bishops: Edington, Wykeham and the rebuilding of Winchester Cathedral nave. (a1) John Hare, FSA, 7 Owens Road, Winchester SO22 6RU, UK. This paper reassesses the transformation of Winchester Cathedral nave in the second half of the fourteenth century from the Romanesque to its present by: 2.

The nave of Canterbury Cathedral, says John Harvey, is the supreme triumph of English architecture, which is to say English art. It was designed by the third of Canterbury’s superstar architects, Henry Yevele, in the s, and overseen by a certain Geoffrey Chaucer, Clerk of the Royal Works, by appointment of Richard II.

Buy HENRY YEVELEY AND THE NAVE OF CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL. [Kent] by John H. Harvey (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and Author: John H. Harvey. Canterbury Cathedral is part of a World Heritage Site, and holds some 2, services of worship annually.

Contractor (nave, ): Henry Yeveley Contractor (south west porch, ). The Canterbury Journey will address the urgent restoration needs of several key areas of the Cathedral to conserve and safeguard this important part of our heritage. The Nave and West Tower. The Nave was designed in the late 14th-century and recent inspections tell us that the roof coverings are weakening and there are issues with water drainage.

This being the basis of the Canterbury Tales written by Chaucer. Further building work was performed by Henry Yeveley from around until Yeveley died in but the work was continued under his apprentice Stephen Lote. Work on rebuilding the nave and transepts of Canterbury Cathedral was started.

The designer was Henry Yeveley. Canterbury Cathedral rebuilding work. Work on rebuilding the nave and transepts of Canterbury Cathedral was started.

The designer was Henry Yeveley one of the greatest architects in the late medieval period. Little remains of the original cathedral, which lies beneath the nave of the present building, or of the Norman cathedral built by its 35th archbishop, Lanfranc, after the Norman conquest.

The cathedral we see today is an amalgamation of years of building and extension work, undertaken at intervals since Author: Elinor Evans.

By he was spending much time in Canterbury, where he designed the great nave of the Cathedral (c–), one of the most beautifully proportioned of any in England. While in Kent he may have provided designs for Meopham Church (–96), the gate-house of Saltwood Castle (c.

), and the new Church and College at Maidstone (founded ). Among his many works, either documented directly or attributed to him on the basis of form and style, are Prince Edward's chantry chapel in Canterbury Cathedral, the Neville screen (–) in the choir of Durham Cathedral (–), the nave of Canterbury Cathedral (–), the nave of Westminster Abbey (), and the.

The nave built by Lanfranc survived a fire that hit the cathedral in but it fell into disrepair and decay. In the late ’s the condition of the nave was such that Archbishop Sudbury ordered work to begin on a new nave. Henry Yeveley, a master mason to Edward III, was put in charge of this.

A splendid carved stone screen separates the nave from the quire. This dates from and is decorated with angels holding shields and kings of England including Ethelbert, Edward the Confessor, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V and Henry VI.

The figures of Christ and the twelve apostles were destroyed by the Puritans. It is possible, though by no means certain, that it was designed by Henry Yeveley, from the nearby village of Yeaveley, who went on to be chief royal architect and designed, churches, monuments, palaces, bridges, and other great buildings.

Perhaps his most famous creation is the nave of Canterbury Cathedral. The Geometry of Lanfranc’s Cathedral / Fig C2 The ground-plan of Lanfrancs Cathedral, begun Fig C2a The geometry of the present nave created by Henry Yeveley c.

Fig 3 The Euclidian geometry of Lanfranc’s Canterbury Cathedral, begun Figs. 4 – 13 The development of Lanfranc’s Canterbury Cathedral (Fig 34c).

The geometry of this window is highly sophisticated and requires extreme care and accuracy in its construction. It would appear to be unique to Canterbury Cathedral and to the architect Henry Yeveley, although importantly, its geometry is closely related to that of Lanfranc’s ground plan (Fig C7).

Henry Yeveley and the nave of Canterbury cathedral by John Harvey (Book) Henry Yevele, ca. to the life of an English architect by John Hooper Harvey (Book).

The fire of didn't destroy the nave that was part of the rebuilding that Lanfranc did but because there wasn't always enough money to upkeep the church it exist today due to deterioration over time. At a point it became so unsafe that Archbishop Sudbury ordered to have a new nave built in It took Henry Yeveley 25 years to finish the.

Henry Yevele: | |Henry Yevele| (|c|) was the most prolific and successful master mason active i World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.A pivotal event in the history of the Canterbury Cathedral occurred on Decemwhen King Henry II ordered the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket .The book, The History of Canterbury Cathedral, says that ‘the black prince’s marble tomb-chest is an example of the London version of the perpendicular style and can fairly be attributed to Henry Yevele.’(3) Yevele was appointed to be the Black Prince’s Mason in and Harvey believes there can be little doubt that Yevele led the.