Medieval London

Westminster Hall's (detail of hammer-beam roof)

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Title

Westminster Hall's (detail of hammer-beam roof)

Subject

Westminster Hall

Description

This is a close-up of the hammer-beam roof, constructed by Hugh Herland in the late fourteenth century. The beams and the roof itself weigh a collective 836 tons, with the timbers of the beams weighing 660 tons. Featured in this image are the arches that connect each hammer-beam.

Creator

Samantha Tan

Date

Late Medieval

Contributor

Samantha Tan

Rights

Samantha Tan

Type

Still image

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Original Format

Building

Physical Dimensions

73.2 x 20.7 m

Files

IMG_0410.jpg

Collection

Citation

Samantha Tan, “Westminster Hall's (detail of hammer-beam roof),” Medieval London, accessed December 10, 2019, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/222.

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