St Albans Cathedral, officially the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban but often referred to locally as "the Abbey", is a Church of England cathedral in St Albans, England. Much of its architecture dates from Norman times
St Albans Cathedral, officially the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban but often referred to locally as "the Abbey", is a Church of England cathedral in St Albans, England. Much of its architecture dates from Norman times. It ceased to be an abbey following its dissolution in the 16th century and became a cathedral in 1877.
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Defaced medieval wall paintings that made pilgrims "fall to their knees" have been recreated at a cathedral for the . Image caption The wall paintings in the nave of St Albans Abbey were hidden from view after the Reformation.
Defaced medieval wall paintings that made pilgrims "fall to their knees" have been recreated at a cathedral for the first time in nearly 500 years using light projections. The four paintings in St Albans Abbey date from the early 13th Century. They were whitewashed over after the dissolution of the abbey's monastery by Henry VIII in 1539. Image caption One layer shows how the faces of the saints were defaced with cross-hatching marks.
Dimensions 160 x 210mm. Publication date 01 Dec 1971. Publisher Fraternity of the Friends of St Alban's Abbey. Publication City/Country St Albans, United Kingdom. Illustrations note Ill. ISBN10 0950251402.
Robert began with special thick supporting walls and four massive brick piers, the four level tower tapers at each stage . The Hill of the Martyr: an Architectural History of St. Albans Abbey, Eileen Roberts (Book Castle, 1993), ISBN 187119212.
Robert began with special thick supporting walls and four massive brick piers, the four level tower tapers at each stage with clasping buttresses on the three lower levels and circular buttresses on the fourth stage, the entire structure masses 5,000 tons and is 144 feet high. The tower was probably topped with a Norman pyramidal roof, the current roof is flat.
This lovely abbey, dedicated to the first British martyr, St Alban is a harmonious mix of Norman and gothic architecture. There are beautifully painted arches and some faded but delicate wall paintings. There is also a shrine to St Alban. It's a fascinating church with lots of interesting things to see and well worth a visit.
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Discover ideas about St Albans. St Albans Abbey, St Albans, Herts, England. During the century the Abbey came into increasing conflict with the townsfolk of St Albans, who demanded rights of their own. The St. Albans Psalter: Painting and Prayer in Medieval England low priority. Old Gorhambury House, St Albans. This led, among other things, to the construction of a large wall and gate surrounding the Abbey (for. Abbey Gatehouse, S. lbans by Peter Trimming, via Geograph.
Author: Eileen Roberts
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Publisher: Fraternity of Friends of St Albans Abbey (1993)
Pages: 68 pages
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