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  • MAIN TRANSEPT

    • Crossing bay

      • Crossing vault

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      • Southeast crossing pier

        Purbeck shafts reaching from floor to main vault. To the left is the south wall of the choir, and to the right is the south strainer arch in bay 12, the crossing bay.

      • Northwest crossing pier

        To the right is the north strainer arch in bay 12, the crossing bay. The nave vaults extend to the left.

    • North Transept

      • General view, north transept

        Taken from south transept looking north through crossing bay.

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        • General view, north transept

          Taken from crossing, looking at north wall of transept. Note eastern chapels at right.

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      • North wall, north transept

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        • North wall, north transept

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          • Triforium passage, north wall

            View towards west wall along triforium passage.

          • Monument to Bishop Blythe

            Located at center of north wall. John Blythe was Bishop 1494-99, and Chancellor of Cambridge University. Note consecration crosses on wall at either side.

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            • Monument to Bishop Blythe

              • West end of Blythe tomb

                • Detail of molding

                  At top of west end of Blythe tomb.

              • East end of Blythe tomb

              • Interior vault, Blythe tomb

                Some polychromy is visible on the ribs.

                • Interior vault, Blythe tomb

              • Effigy, Bishop Blythe

                Taken from the foot end.

              • Tomb arcade

                Detail of inner surface of tomb arcade. Some traces of polychromy visible.

      • Eastern chapels, north transept

        View taken from crossing bay, looking northeast towards north transept chapels.

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        • Transept chapels seen from nave

          View taken from bay 13, south aisle, looking northeast through crossing.

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        • Transept chapels from crossing

          View from crossing bay looking into north transept.

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        • Transept chapels from crossing

          Three chapels on east side of north transept, view from crossing.

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          • Transept chapels along east wall

            Chapels in lower arcade, and north aisle extending to the eastern end at right of image.

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            • Arcades of three eastern chapels.

            • South and central transept chapels

              North aisle extends to the eastern end at right of image.

            • View from above, south and central chapels

            • South chapel, east wall

              View taken towards east from main space in transept. Chapel was dedicated to St. John the Baptist.

            • Central chapel, east wall

              View taken towards the east from main space in transept. Chapel was dedicated to St. Edmund of Abingdon.

            • Northern chapel, east wall

              View taken towards east from main space in transept. Chapel was dedicated to St. Thomas of Canterbury.

              • Interior view, north chapel

                View inside chapel, north and east walls.

              • Interior view, north chapel

                North wall of chapel.

              • Interior view, north chapel

                Eastern wall, north and part of central chapels.

            • Upper levels of elevation

              Eastern wall, above entrance into north choir aisle.

            • Upper levels of elevation

              Eastern wall, above south chapel. Note tower buttress in triforium level.

              • Detail, triforium level

                Above south chapel. Note head of Bishop between south and central chapels, and the additional support for the tower and spire behind the triforium arcade.

              • Detail, corbel head

                Purbeck marble, located between central and south chapels at the stringcourse above the chapel wall.

            • Upper levels of elevation

              Above central chapel on east wall of north transept.

      • West wall, north transept

        Taken looking northwest. Note that there is no aisle or chapels along this wall.

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        • Windows, west wall, north transept

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          • Windows at lower level, west wall

            Taken from triforium in north wall, looking down onto central bay of west wall.

          • Upper levels of elevation, west wall

          • Upper levels of elevation, central bay

            Taken from triforium in north wall.

          • Lower level, northwest corner of transept

            Looking towards west and north walls.

          • Upper levels, northwest corner of transept

            Triforium and clerestory levels. Note passages at both levels.

            • Triforium passage, north wall

              View along north wall towards the west wall. Note door in far corner to stair tower.

            • Door, lower level, west wall

              Door in west wall at northwest corner leading into stair tower.

            • Lower level, west wall

              Blocked door opening in west wall in southernmost bay. Possibly never used.

      • Vaults, north transept

        Northernmost bay is at top of image, crossing is at bottom of image.

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        • Vaults, north transept

          North wall is at left of image.

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        • Vaults, north transept

          Southern and central bays. Crossing vault is visible at right.

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    • South Transept

      • General view, south transept

        Taken from north transept through the crossing towards south.

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        • General view to southeast

          Taken from north transept through crossing.

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        • East and south walls, south transept

          Showing chapels under east arcade. Taken from crossing bay.

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        • General view to southwest

          Taken from north transept and looking through crossing.

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      • South wall, south transept

        View from crossing.

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        • South wall, south transept

          View from crossing.

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        • Windows, south wall, south transept

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          • Windows, south wall, south transept

          • Lower windows, south wall

            Arcade and triforium levels.

      • Eastern chapels, south transept

        Taken from crossing, looking southeast.

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        • East chapels, south transept

          Taken from crossing.

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        • Arcades and three eastern chapels

          Taken from the main aisle of south transept.

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          • Arcades and three eastern chapels

            Taken from main aisle of south transept.

          • North chapel, east wall and elevation above

            View slightly to northeast, showing tomb between south aisle and chapel (bottom, center of image). Entrance to south aisle is at left of image.

            • North chapel, east wall

              Chapel is dedicated to St. Margaret.

              • Tomb of John Henry Jacob, d. 1862

                A table tomb located in between the north and central chapels. This view looks south through the chapels, showing the northern side of the tomb.

              • Jacob tomb

                South side of the tomb, view taken from the central chapel looking slightly northeast.

            • Tomb of Bishop Richard Medford, d. 1407

              Located between south aisle and north chapel of south transept. This view is taken from the aisle, showing north side.

            • North side, Medford tomb

            • South side, Medford tomb

              This side is visible from the northernmost chapel.

          • Central chapel, east wall

            View taken directly east from the main aisle of transept. Chapel dedicated to St. Lawrence.

            • Monument of Bishop Fisher, d. 1825

              Located between the central and southern chapels. This view is taken from the central chapel, showing north side of monument.

            • Fisher monument

              North side, taken from northernmost chapel.

          • South chapel, east wall

            View into chapel from main aisle of transept. Chapel is dedicated to St. Michael.

          • Elevation, center and south chapels

            Arcade, triforium, clerestory levels.

            • Upper elevation, east wall

              Showing triforium and clerestory over the three eastern chapels and the south aisle (at left).

              • Upper elevation, east wall, detail

                Triforium and clerestory over entrance to south choir aisle (left) and over northernmost chapel (right). Note buttresses for the tower and spire.

              • Upper elevation, east wall, detail

                Triforium and clerestory over central chapel (left) and southern chapel (right). South wall of transept is visible at far right.

      • West wall, south transept

        Taken from crossing bay. Entrance to south aisle of nave is to right of image.

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        • Elevation, west wall

          Taken from south end of transept, looking northwest at north and central bays of west wall. Note passage at triforium level.

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          • Triforium level in middle

            North and central bays of west wall, south transept.

          • Door, west wall

            In southernmost bay, opposite south chapel. Leads to the plumbery.

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      • Vaults, south transept

        Southernmost bay at top of image, crossing at bottom of image.

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        • Vault, southernmost bay, south transept

          South wall of transept is at bottom of picture.

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