Medieval London

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Charterhouse Gate & Wall.jpg
This photo captures the original fourteenth century wall at the center of the frame and monastic gate at the far left. The wall was constructed out of flint and part of its eastern front was knocked down to make room for the Tudor era mansion's…

Lambeth Palace.jpg
The chapel and the crypt, dating from Hubert Walter’s ministry, remain. Interestingly, the windows of the chapel were made in a French style. Lollard’s tower was completed by Archbishop Chicheley in 1435, though it is uncertain if…

Final Charterhouse Location.jpg
A map marking the location of the Carthusian monastery at Charterhouse in 1520. This provides a visual understanding of how Charterhouse's location tied in perfectly with its mission. Laying just outside of Cripplegate in the open moor fields to the…

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Circled in red is Southwark Cathedral (St Mary Overie) as where it was located c. 1300. Currently, Southwark Cathedral is in the same location.

Charterhouse Cell B.jpg
This is the surviving door way to Cell B, the second of the twenty-five cells built around the Great Cloister by Henry Yevele. Construction on Cell B began on May 12, 1371. The carved stone doorway, food port, and original fourteenth century Flemish…

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This is Southwark Cathedral from the outside as it looks in present day. Although this is not all the original gothic architecture, it is a renovation in the gothic architectural style that was used in medieval times. However, aspects inside the…

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This shows the remnants of the medieval priory. Here, the Norman architecture is noticeable by how the arches are more rounded at the top. It is made up of ragstone rubble. These are present in the back right portion of the cathedral, near the south…

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Here is a photo of St Helen's Bishopsgate as it appears in 2015. The two churches continue to rest alongside each other. The building is largely constructed of reigate stone, and the depressed arches of the windows emphasize the building's Gothic…

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On this map of the east side of medieval London in 1270, St Helen’s Bishopsgate is located between Cornhulle and the City Wall.

St. Bartholomew Church .jpg
Because many churches were taken over by existing congregations, many architectural features of the church have been altered in some way since its founding; many, however, still retain their original medieval features. The North aisle retains…
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