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Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford: the chancel with rib vaulting

RIBA Ref No RIBA48118
Architect/DesignerOrchard, William (d. 1504)
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
CityOxford
Subject Date1495
Image Date1957
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 209 Oxford (2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectVaulting ; Decorative stonework ; University buildings ; Arcades ; Cathedrals
NOTES: Built between 1160 and 1200 as the church for the Augustinian priory of St Frideswide, this church was appropriated by Cardinal Wolsey as the chapel of the new college of Christ Church being built on the priory lands in 1524. It was designated the cathedral of the diocese of Oxford in 1546.
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