Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester

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Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,254 / 114 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.8
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 607
Added to site: 2004.11.13
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Genre: Travel
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It has been remarked that the termination of the early chancel towards the east was an apse, and that round this was carried the north and south choir aisles in the form of a continuous ambulatory. From this enclosing aisle--a semi-circle itself in form--three chapels were projected, each with a semicircular apsidal termination. The central one of the three was the lady-chapel. This consisted then of the three western bays only of the present chapel. The lady-chapel was added about eighty years after the early part of the nave had been built, and has since been much altered.

The presence of this grouping of features is indicative of that influence which Continental architecture had exercised upon English art, and now that Norman government had been established that influence became more directly French. But though so strongly affected by this means, Anglo-Saxon character was always evident in work which was a native expression of the thought and personality of those by whom it was executed.

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