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Town Centre and Beverley Minster carvings, St Mary's Parish Church and Beverley Beck Canal Walk

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Beverley Minster: St John of Beverley founded this church. He was Bishop of Hexham from AD 687-705 and Bishop of York from AD 705-718. He was born at Harpham and died in Beverley in AD 721.

Beverley Minster: St John of Beverley founded this church. He was Bishop of Hexham from AD 687-705 and Bishop of York from AD 705-718. He was born at Harpham and died in Beverley in AD 721.

 

Much of what you see of Beverley Minster today was built from 1230 to 1450.

 

The towers and west end of Beverley Minster 

The towers and west end of Beverley Minster

 

The exterior architecture of the south side of the nave and south aisle of Beverley Minster.

The exterior architecture of the south side of the nave and south aisle of Beverley Minster.

 

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Beverley Minster: The flying buttresses above the south aisle of the nave

Beverley Minster: The flying buttresses above the south aisle of the nave.

 

Beverley Minster: The north transept

Beverley Minster: The north transept

 

 

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Beverley Minster: The main tourist entrance at the west end of the north aisle of the nave.

Beverley Minster: The main tourist entrance at the west end of the north aisle of the nave.

 

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Beverley Minster: West door

Beverley Minster: West door

 

Looking west down the nave of Beverley Minster to the large stained glass west window

Looking west down the nave of Beverley Minster to the large stained glass west window

 

The west window and arches of the north aisle of Beverley Minster

 

The west window of Beverley Minster

The west window of Beverley Minster

 

Beverley Minster: Looking east down the nave to the choir

Beverley Minster: Looking east down the nave to the choir

 

Looking into the south transept of Beverley Minster

Looking into the south transept of Beverley Minster

 

 

Beverley Minster: The large medieval marble font

Beverley Minster: The large medieval marble font

 

Beverley Minster: The huge carved wooden font cover

Beverley Minster: The huge carved wooden font cover

 

Beverley Minster: The north aisle of the nave

Beverley Minster: The north aisle of the nave

 

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Beverley Minster: The nave and west end

Beverley Minster: The nave and west end

 

 

 

 

The organ and choir stalls of Beverley Minster

Beverley Minster: The organ and choir stalls of Beverley Minster

 

The finely carved elaborate choir stalls

 

Details of the wooden carved canopies of the choir stalls of Beverley Minster

Details of the wooden carved canopies of the choir stalls of Beverley Minster

 

The organ above the screen in Beverley Minster

The organ above the screen in Beverley Minster

 

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The organ

 

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Some of the roof bosses

 

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Beverley Minster: The 'Night stairs' for the monks to come done for matins and prayers

Beverley Minster: The 'Night stairs' for the monks to come done for matins and prayers

 

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Details of the sculpture at the east end of Beverley Minster

 

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Beverley Minster: The tomb of Michael Warton of Beverley

Beverley Minster: The tomb of Michael Warton of Beverley

 

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The Strickland Tomb in Beverley Minster

The Strickland Tomb in Beverley Minster

 

The Tomb of Henry Percy in Beverley Minster, 4th Earl of Northumberland, died collecting unpopular taxes, at the hands of a mob in 1489

The Tomb of Henry Percy in Beverley Minster, 4th Earl of Northumberland, died collecting unpopular taxes, at the hands of a mob in 1489

Some fragments of medieval stained glass in Beverley Minster

Some fragments of medieval stained glass in Beverley Minster

 

The Tower Tour

Beverley Minster: The oak beams supporting the roof of the nave

Beverley Minster: The oak beams supporting the roof of the nave

 

Beverley Minster: The tread mill wheel used for hauling material to the roof sections

Beverley Minster: The tread mill wheel used for hauling material to the roof sections

 

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Beverley Minster: Looking down from the roof section into the nave

Beverley Minster: Looking down from the roof section into the nave

 

Beverley Minster: The cover for the hole in roof section above the nave.

Beverley Minster: The cover for the hole in roof section above the nave.

 

St Mary's Church viewed from the towers of Beverley Minster

St Mary's Church viewed from the towers of Beverley Minster:

 

Elongated view of the naturally shaped oaken roof beams above the nave of Beverley Minster

Elongated view of the naturally shaped oaken roof beams above the nave of Beverley Minster

 

Beverley Minster: One of the old bells

Beverley Minster: One of the old bells

 

Beverley Minster: The clock mechanism for the bells.

Beverley Minster: The clock mechanism for the bells.

Town Centre and Beverley Minster carvings, St Mary's Parish Church and Beverley Beck Canal Walk


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