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  • Roofs and Views from the Tower

    • Roofs and views from the tower

      • View of roofs to east.

        Choir, eastern transepts, and presbytery roofs.

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        • Presbytery roof, view to east.

          Roof of presbytery (eastern transepts in the foreground) and cemetery on the south side of the Trinity Chapel. Trinity Chapel roof is much lower, therefore not visible from tower.

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        • Presbytery roof, view to east.

          Closeup view. North choir aisle is visible to left (note that it extends beyond the main presbytery). Trinity Chapel roof is barely visible beyond end of presbytery roof.

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      • General view to southeast.

        View to the southeast. Former Bishop's Palace in the foreground.

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      • General view to southeast.

        View to the southeast. Former Bishop's Palace in the foreground. Octagonal chapter house roof is visible at bottom of image.

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      • View of roofs to south.

        Southeast transept roof with vestry roof barely visible (at left), south transept, chapter house and cloister roofs (east and south walks).

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      • Cloister roof, view to southwest.

        South transept, chapter house and vestibule, and cloister roofs. Mason's yard at the top of the picture.

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        • Chapter house roof, view to south.

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        • Northeast cloister and south transept roofs.

          South transept and north walk of cloister roofs. Library sits on top of east cloister walk: note buttress at the northwest corner of the library.

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        • Cloister and nave roofs.

          Nave extends at bottom of image. Note gap between south aisle of nave and north cloister walk. Library on east walk is visible at left of image.

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        • View southeast from nave parapet to transept.

          West wall of south transept, library on east cloister walk, and chapter house behind.

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      • View to north cloister walk from nave parapet.

        Roof of north cloister walk, and library over the east walk. Note the "flying" buttress against the northwest corner of the library.

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        • View to southeast cloister from nave parapet.

          At left is library above the cloister east walk, south walk of cloister to right at top of image, west walk barely visible at right. Roof of north walk in foreground.

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        • Cloister roofs, view from tower.

          Mason's yard top left, south transept roof bottom left.

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        • Northwest corner of cloister from nave parapet.

          North and west walks of the cloister and the consistory court joining the cloister and the south aisle of the nave.

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        • South side of nave, view east from parapet.

          South side of nave at left, facing west wall of south transept and west face of tower.

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      • General view to southwest.

        Cloister and west front of cathedral, buildings in Close beyond, River Avon at rear.

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      • General view to southwest.

        Buildings in Close, River Avon, meadows, and town beyond.

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      • General view to west.

        West end of the cathedral in foreground, houses in Close and River Avon beyond.

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      • View of west front from tower.

        Nave roof with lower nave aisle roofs below, and east wall of the west front.

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        • Nave and north porch roofs.

          North porch roof extends from north nave aisle roof. Note flying buttress on opposite side of nave, from south nave aisle to clerestory.

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        • East wall of west front from tower.

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        • South side of west front from nave parapet.

          View along south side parapet toward west front. South side aisle roof below.

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      • General view to the northwest.

        From tower. Buildings of Close and town beyond. Former location of belfry is barely visible: traces of the foundation can be made out in the triangular section of grass at bottom right of picture.

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      • Nave and north porch roofs from tower.

        North porch roof extends from north nave aisle roof.

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        • Nave and north porch roofs.

          Note flying buttress on opposite side of nave, from south nave aisle to clerestory.

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      • General view to the north northwest.

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      • General view to the northwest.

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      • General view to the north.

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      • North transept roof.

        Traces of the foundations of the former bell tower seen in the grass where groups of people are reclining.

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        • North porch and north aisle roofs.

          New stone visible on the tower.

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        • North transept, west wall and flyers.

          Flyers supporting the tower join the west wall of the north transept and the north wall of the nave clerestory (bottom right of image).

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        • Northeast transept, west wall, from tower.

          Choir roof is to the right of image.

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      • General view to the northeast.

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