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THE INTERIOR OF THE NAVE of YORK MINSTER

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: View from the west door, east down the nave to the altar and crossing. The nave was built from ~1291 to ~1350 in the Decorated Gothic architectural style and is one of the widest Gothic naves in Europe.

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: Some examples of the roof bosses on the wooden vaulting of the nave. Along the centre line the carvings show episodes in the life of Christ and his mother Mary. These carvings are faithful reproductions of those destroyed in the nave fire of 1840.

 

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: The altar at the east end of the nave and beyond the Screen and Crossing.

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: looking west down the nave to the Great West Window.

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: View west down the nave from the Quire entrance at the crossing.

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: Looking west down the nave from the Crossing.

 

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: View from east end of nave from the south aisle to the north aisle clearly showing the pointed arches of the nave arcade, the triforum above and above the triforum the clerestory windows which allow more light to come in.

 

York Minster - interior architecture of the nave: This strange object high on the north side of the nave may be an arm from which something was lifted up eg a giant font cover?

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