Sir Edward Maufe and Bishop Watkins meeting Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip on a visit to Guildford Cathedral to view progress
|Architect/Designer||Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926- )|
|Maufe, Sir Edward Brantwood (1883-1974)|
|Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-)|
|Watkins, Ivor Stanley (1896-1960)|
|Artist/Photographer||Wilkie, Thomas A.|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Construction sites ; Royalty ; Architects ; Clergy ; Scaffolding|
NOTES: Construction on the cathedral began in 1936 under the direction of Sir Edward Maufe, appointed Cathedral Architect in 1933. The cathedral, with only the nave and chancel complete, was consecrated in 1961. The western porches (the Garths), the Sacristy, the Lady Chapel, chapter house and the tower were not completed until 1966.
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