Angels With Dirty Facesphotographing the coNservation of saint Nicholas' chapel, KiNg's lynn
Saint Nicholas' Chapel, King's Lynn is one of the largest chapels in England. It has a magnificent 15th century roof with angelic carvings. I spent a rewarding day there recording the medieval timbers.
The roof dates to the C15th
Interspersed within each bay is a carved angel. No two are the same.
The details are quite magnificent
Playing the Lyre
Along the trusses and beneath the brattishing -smaller characters inhabit
Paint survives in areas towards the east end
The 'ghosts' of angels, show the residue of a previous generation
Saint Nicholas', like 340+ other churches, is cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust