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Exeter Cathedral from high up
Photographs by Matthew Cousins
Page added 7th September 2017
Photos by Matthew Cousins during restoration work on the Cathedral.
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Dedicated to St Peter, the statue of the saint can just be seen at the top of the photo, above the Great West Window.
St Peter from the side. The Sacred Heart Church in South Street can be seen in the background.
The East Window
The Great East window contains much 14th Century glass. Photo taken from above the Bishop's Throne.
The Clarence Hotel from the roof
The Well House and Royal Clarence Hotel from the roof ridge of the east roof. The North Tower is on the left.
Overlooking the Bishop's Palace and garden, some of the flying buttresses that prevent the roof from falling in.
Looking west along the roof ridge
Photographed from the end of the roof, above the Lady Chapel, the tower of St Michael's, Mount Dinham can be see on the right.
A pig grotesque
The Cathedral has many grotesques decorating the upper walls. A gargoyle is adecorative water spout, while a grotesque is just decorative. The Cathedral masons are constantly carving new grotesques when old ones become weather worn.
Located in the northern corner of the Cathedral..
The Great West window at the end of the nave. The top of the Cathedral organ is in the foreground.
An interior photo of the Rose Window above the West Front.
Looking down from Gallery
West Front Parapet
Behind the parapet of the West front.
South side eaves
The roof is covered in lead.
The East Window from the top of te Lady Chapel.
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