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Title: Winkles's architectural and picturesque illustrations of the cathedral churches of England and Wales
Year: 1836 (1830s)
Authors: Winkles, Benjamin Garland, Robert, Architect Moule, Thomas, 1784-1851
Subjects: Cathedrals Cathedrals
Publisher: London : E. Wilson and C. Tilt
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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e choir is flat,and of plaster, with a cornice all round, which has a bad effect.The stalls, pulpit, and bishops throne, though a modern and feebleimitation of the like furniture in the pointed style, are all betterthan what were put up soon after the restoration of the church andmonarchy, which were of the most homely and inelegant description,especially the bishops throne and the altar screen, which seemedas if they had been designed and executed by the most untutoredof village carpenters. The building, on the north side of thechoir, has no communication with it internally. It consists of twostories, and is divided into several apartments, which are put tothe following uses: chapter house, library, vestry, and registrarsoffice. Here is no crypt, no Lady chapel, no cloister, nor any-thing deserving the name of chapter house; nor are there anymonuments, ancient or modern, that deserve to be particularlynoticed. The dimensions of this Cathedral are as follows : length from HBV* ■M Hi

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- \ i 111 mi \i . I i to we t, including the towei feel ; breadth of side aisles, 60 feel ; 1 <; feel ; height of the Dave to the highest point of the nly ■\ 1 feet ; of tin* lower oii!\, 60 feet J the - ■ 111 -11« - of the fc h should be mentioned, that the Dave <<t thii .-111ur and Anglesea: the other members are, the dean*the archdeacon of Merioneth, two prebendaries endowed, thetreasurer, precentor, chancellor, and three canoi There arealso belonging to this Cathedral, which is dedicated to St Daniel,two vicars choral, singing men, choristers, and organist) with otl interior officers. The old diocese of Bangor comprises the whole of Ai..the whole of Caernarvonshire, except three parishes, more thanhalf the county of Merioneth,

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Date: 2014-07-30 14:21:01

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