Artefacts and furnishings

Research Guild archive reports

RCL17r03 A thirteenth-century altar slab fragment at Rochester Cathedral

A previously unrecorded fragment of a thirteenth-century altar slab, two-thirds of full-length, identified within a garden feature at King’s Orchard, Rochester is described here, alongside a photographic record and a structure from motion 3D model of this fragment in its unaltered position.

RCL17r05 Structure-from-motion models of two carved stone fragments from Anglo-Saxon Rochester

Two carved stone fragments within the lapidarium collection at Rochester Cathedral are described, identified in the 1980s and dated to the eleventh-century CE. Scale photographs and structure from motion models are provided alongside an interpretation as to their original form and function.

General bibliography (by date)

Robertson, S. (1886) Church Plate in Kent. Archaeologia Cantiana, 016.29. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

https://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.016%20-%201886/016-29.pdf

Bennett, H. A. (1949) The Organ in Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1994. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

E., E. E. M. (1954) A Jubilee Gift.

Swanton, M. J. (1973) A Pre-Conquest Sculptural Fragment from Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana, 088.12. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society.

Richards, M. P. (1981) A decorated vulgate set from 12th-Century Rochester, England. The Journal of the Walters Art Gallery, Vol. 39 (1981), pp. 59-67. Available at:

https://www.jstor.org/stable/20168982?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Arnold, A. (1986) The moving statue – A case of mistaken identity? Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1986. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Moad, M. (1986) 17th Century Military Equipment from Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1986. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Daniel, C. S. J. H.(1987) The Old Deanery Garden Sundial. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1987. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Trett, R. (1987) Colours in the Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1987. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Arnold, A. (1988) The shrine of St. Paulinus at Rochester. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1988. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Cherry, J. (1988) Rochester Silver Plate in the British Museum. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Cleggett, D. (1988) A Vestment or a Cope and a Carpet of Silk or Other Rich Stuff. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Covert, M. (1988) An exciting find [an Anglo-Saxon grave marker fragment]. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1988. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Arnold, A. (1991) The Lapidarium. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1990-1991. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Proctor, M. G. (1991) The Northbourne pall. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1990-1991. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Cleggett, D. A. H. (1993) Order in the choir. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1992-1993. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Tracy, C. and Hewett, C. (1995) The early thirteenth-century choir-stalls and associated furniture at Rochester Cathedral; with drawings and carpentry notes. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1994-1995. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Crespigny, A. F. S. (1996) The French Hospital Collection. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1995-1996. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

West, J. (1996) A stone rejected, retained, and reconsidered. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1995-1996. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Lea, R. (1998) The Kent bell. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1997-1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Forman, C. (1999) The Inventory. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998-1999. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Hacker, L. (2007) The font – a closer look. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1991-1992. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Best-Shaw, J. K. and Batterbee, D. (2008) Rochester Bells. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

General bibliography (by author)

Arnold, A. (1986) The moving statue – A case of mistaken identity? Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1986. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Arnold, A. (1988) The shrine of St. Paulinus at Rochester. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1988. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Arnold, A. (1991) The Lapidarium. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1990-1991. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Bennett, H. A. (1949) The Organ in Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1994. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Best-Shaw, J. K. and Batterbee, D. (2008) Rochester Bells. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Cherry, J. (1988) Rochester Silver Plate in the British Museum. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Cleggett, D. (1988) A Vestment or a Cope and a Carpet of Silk or Other Rich Stuff. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Cleggett, D. A. H. (1993) Order in the choir. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1992-1993. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Covert, M. (1988) An exciting find [an Anglo-Saxon grave marker fragment]. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1988. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Crespigny, A. F. S. (1996) The French Hospital Collection. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1995-1996. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Daniel, C. S. J. H.(1987) The Old Deanery Garden Sundial. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1987. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

E., E. E. M. (1954) A Jubilee Gift.

Forman, C. (1999) The Inventory. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998-1999. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Hacker, L. (2007) The font – a closer look. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1991-1992. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Lea, R. (1998) The Kent bell. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1997-1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Moad, M. (1986) 17th Century Military Equipment from Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1986. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Proctor, M. G. (1991) The Northbourne pall. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1990-1991. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Richards, M. P. (1981) A decorated vulgate set from 12th-Century Rochester, England.

Robertson, S. (1886) Church Plate in Kent. Archaeologia Cantiana 016.29. Available at:

Swanton, M. J. (1973) A Pre-Conquest Sculptural Fragment from Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana 088.12. Available at:

Tracy, C. and Hewett, C. (1995) The early thirteenth-century choir-stalls and associated furniture at Rochester Cathedral; with drawings and carpentry notes. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1994-1995. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Trett, R. (1987) Colours in the Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1987. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

West, J. (1996) A stone rejected, retained, and reconsidered. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1995-1996. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

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