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  • Chapter house foyer

    • Chapter house foyer

      Entrance into chapter house from foyer.

      Showing the tympanum stripped of its original sculpture.

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      • Pre-restoration drawing, chapter house entrance from foyer.

        Pre-restoration drawing showing vestiges of the Coronation of the Virgin by Christ, now lost, in the tympanum of the entrance into the chapter house on the foyer side. By John Carter, 1802. London, British Library, Add. MS. 29939, p. 90.

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        • Detail, eastern face of entrance, view from chapter house into foyer.

          Showing the Purbeck marble spandrels and cusps of the right arch, in the chapterhouse western bay, looking back from chapterhouse through the entrance into the foyer.

        • Pre-restoration drawing, capital at chapter house entrance.

          Capital of the Purbeck colonnettes dividing the entrance to the chapter house, and two of the spandrel carvings. By John Buckler, 1813. London, British Library, Add. MS. 36392, fig. 43.

        • Pre-restoration drawing, details of the chapter house entrance.

          Including foliate ornament of the spandrels and cusps; the bases, heads, and the quatrefoil contour of the central Purbeck colonnettes. By John Buckler, 1813. London, British Library, Add. MS. 36392, fig. 44.

        • Detail, Virtues and Vices in archivolts, entrance to chapter house.

          At the apex of the archivolts, foyer side of entrance.

        • Detail, the Virtue Hope (?) and the Vice Despair.

          In the archivolt of chapter house entrance, in foyer.

      • Foyer vault, east bay.

        Note traces of original 13th century colouring.

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      • Foyer vault, west bay.

        Note traces of original 13th century colouring.

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