Fan Vault (1508-15)
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Go Historic ID
318502
names
King's College Chapel
coordinates
52.204911° N, 0.116408° E
styles/periods
address
King's Parade
CB2 1ST
phone
01223 331 212

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  • Listed Building Description

    “The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on May 30, 2012.

    KING'S COLLEGE 1. 942 Chapel TL 4458 SE 6/267 26.4.50. I 2. The Chapel was built between 1446 and 1515, and the glass was added between 1515 and 1531. The woodwork was made between 1532 and 1575. The building is an outstanding example of the craftsmanship of the period and all the fittings are noteworthy. The fan-vault of the roof was designed and built by John Wastell, master-mason 1512-15. The timber roof was built by Martin Prentice and Richard Russel 1508-15; it is of 24 bays. The East end and altar were remodelled in the general internal restoration of 1968. continue reading →

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Bibliography of King's College Chapel

  1. The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.
  2. Official Website of King's College Chapel. Web. Official website.

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Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014