Tickets for the Study Day at Rochester Cathedral – 14 April 2018: Available NOW!

Posted on Friday, March 16th, 2018 and is filed under KAS News.

The Society, by kind invitation of the Dean and Chapter, and in conjunction with the Rochester Cathedral Research Guild,

Invite you to a Study Day at the Cathedral on Saturday 14 April 2018

09:00 – 09:30 Coffee and Registration The Crypt

Welcome from the Dean

09:45 – 12:45 Jacob Scott will introduce the work of the Cathedral Research Guild followed by the Cathedral Archaeologist Graham Keevill illuminating various aspects of his work.

 After Lunch visit key locations in the Cathedral and find out about

QUIRE
Wall paintings from the twelfth century to nineteenth-century restorations; a millennium of art and beliefs.

NORTH QUIRE TRANSEPT
Floor tiles Medieval to Minton, also see the rarely-seen Zodiac in the sanctuary

WEST FRONT
One of the countries earliest surviving Romanesque west facades, containing hundreds of sculptural elements.

CLOISTERS
Discover what recent Ground-Penetrating Radar surveys tell us about what lies beneath the Garth lawn.

CRYPT
Building stones and fragments; see the artistry and architecture of the medieval masons in some of the hundreds of surviving medieval stone fragments.

CHAPTER LIBRARY
Walk through Hamo de Hythe’s magnificent fourteenth-century Chapter Library Doorway and explore the books and manuscripts of the medieval priory.

SOUTH NAVE AISLE
Spirits and demons, cults and treacherous sea voyages; what medieval graffiti can tell us about beliefs and traditions in the middle ages.

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Enquiries contact Shiela Broomfield

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