Chichester Cathedral: library corbel head
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/CAT/711 (ES962.5)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Cathedrals ; Libraries|
NOTES: Founded as a cathedral in 1075, the building was completed in 1108. Much of the Norman stonework, arcading and the timber-roofed nave were destroyed by fire in 1187 and were rebuilt and extended in Early English style in the 13th century.
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