Norwich Cathedral

I stopped off in the Cathedral on my way to tea in Elm Hill in order to enjoy the full extent of the Nave – pure Romanesque up to the level of the Gothic vaults, which are thought to have been added by Bishop Lyhart after a fire in 1463:-

Most of the circular piers are plain, apart from two at the end marking where the altar stood, which are deeply incised:-

In one of the aisles the light is coloured by John McLean’s recently installed stained glass, one of which is in honour of Elizabeth Esteve-Coll, the University’s former Vice Chancellor, and Moya Willson, her deputy:-

The chancel:-

Incised decoration in the north transept:-

And in one of the aisles:-


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