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The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
1. The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse Marker
Inscription.
The South Porch
Built around 130, the porch was retained when the main body of the early English Church was demolished in the 14th to 15th centuries. It is now called the Chapel of the Ressurection; dedicated to Bishop Mervyn Haigh in June 1942.

The Nave & Chancel
The Nave was divided into six bays with an arcade of slender pillars and wide winged arches above. There were rows of spacious clerestory windows above. There was no chancel arch thus enhancing the sense of spaciousness within. The Chancel is not directly aligned to the nave, an inclination to the North can be seem where the roof-line is is still visible high up on the East wall where the nave joined with the tower.
The Apse
The Apse is five-sided in form with the large windows of the Sanctuary above, and an ambulatory of vestries below, now part of the International Centre, supported by a series of flying butresses, surrounded by pinnacles which are a recurrent motif throughout the exterior of the building.
 
Location. 52° 24.469′ N, 1° 30.443′ W. Marker is in Coventry, England, in West Midlands. Marker can be reached from Bayley Lane just from St Mary Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the
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By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
2. The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse Marker
Coventry Cathedral Ruins. Marker is in this post office area: Coventry, England CV1 5RJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ecce Homo (here, next to this marker); Coventry Cathedral (here, next to this marker); St Mary’s Hall (a few steps from this marker); Royal Warwickshire Regiment Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Guild Chapels (a few steps from this marker); Cathedral Church of St Michael (within shouting distance of this marker); Reconciliation (within shouting distance of this marker); Sanctuary (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Coventry Cathedral. (Submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Coventry Cathedral on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
3. The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse Marker
The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
4. The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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