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"Rood Tower" ("Roof Tower")
  • Europe
  • "Rood Tower" ("Roof Tower"), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.570
Description

An elevated, detailed view of a tower at Lincoln Cathedral. There are spires located at each corner of the tower. Between the spires is a balustrade-like feature, which contains quatrefoil designs. The base of the tower contains a blind arcade of pointed arches. Other architectural elements include: mullioned windows, trefoils, gables, and finials.