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12a. Glasgow (4a) Glasgow Cathedral - building and architecture

See also 12b. Glasgow Cathedral - stained glass windows

External Views of Glasgow Cathedral

The tower and south transept of Glasgow Cathedral

View of the Cathedral from the Necropolis

A view from the south-east of Glasgow Cathedral

Another view of the Tower and South Transept

 

The south door on the left

 

External view of the south-east end of the Quire

 

The West Door and fine carvings


The Nave of Glasgow Cathedral

Looking east down the nave of Glasgow Cathedral

 

Looking west down the nave towards the great west window of Glasgow Cathedral

 

The triforum and clerestory windows above the north aisle of the nave of Glasgow Cathedral

 

The north aisle of the nave

 

The south aisle of the nave

 

A view of the north aisle from the north transept

 

The Quire Screen at the east end of the nave and the entrance to the Quire


The Crossing and Transepts of Glasgow Cathedral

The crossing below the central tower of Glasgow Cathedral, looking across from the north transept to the south transept and its windows

 

The ceiling of the crossing below the tower - wonderful stone vaulting


The Quire of Glasgow Cathedral

The Quire and the East Window

Details of the east end of the Quire

 

The pillars and vaulting at the east end of the Quire


The Sacristy of Glasgow Cathedral

The Sacristy

The roof vaulting and ceiling of the Sacristy


The Lower Church of Glasgow Cathedral

The north aisle of the lower church of Glasgow Cathedral

 

A painted voussoir (arch stone)

 

Looking west along the south aisle of the lower church

 

The Chapel and Tomb of St Mungo, but also note the massive columns and arches supporting the east end of the Quire above.

 

 

The south aisle of the lower church from the west end


The Blacader Aisle of Glasgow Cathedral

The view as you enter the Blacader Aisle

 

The east wall of the Blacader Aisle

 

The altar in the Blacader Aisle

 

The roof vaulting and famous painted bosses in the Blacader Aisle

 


The Necropolis of Glasgow Cathedral

Across the ravine and rising above the Cathedral is Glasgow's famous Necropolis

The memorial monument to David Livingstone in the Cathedral Precinct.

 

GLASGOW INDEX: Glasgow (1) Some buildings and Streets * Glasgow (2) The Peoples Palace Social History Museum * Glasgow (3) The Winter Gardens, Templeton's Carpet factory building & Doulton Fountain * Glasgow (4a) Glasgow Cathedral - building and architecture * Glasgow (4b) Glasgow Cathedral - stained glass windows * Glasgow (4c) The Necropolis * Glasgow (5) St George's Square * Glasgow (6) Glasgow School of Art - Rennie Mackintosh * Glasgow (7) The Willow Tea Room - Rennie Mackintosh * Glasgow (8) University of Glasgow and Chapel * Glasgow (9) The Hunterian Art Gallery * Glasgow (10) Queen Street Station & Central Station * Glasgow (11) SYHA Glasgow (Scottish Youth Hostel) * Glasgow (12) Kelvingrove Park * Glasgow (13) Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum * Glasgow (14) River Clyde, Bridges and Science Centre

 

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