Lincoln Cathedral: Choir Screen

The †13C limestone choir screen is a marvellous example of decorated Gothic architecture with pinnacles and arches with tiny carved animal heads.

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The walls of the screen are covered with carvings of leaves and flowers. Traces of red and blue paint can still be seen on them.

Carved head of a tongue-puller journeyman in his leather cap.

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I only wish I lived closer as I could spend many an hour focussing on the details of this screen.

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Heyjude

I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

24 thoughts on “Lincoln Cathedral: Choir Screen”

  1. Love Meg’s remarks! Mast of Horticulture, indeed 🙂 You do have infinite patience with the details, Jude. You’d better book a month in Florence!

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