Author: Peter C. Martindale
On Thursday 18th August 1994, I spent a day looking at traces in the clerestory of the presbytery of Rochester Cathedral, both on the ribs and the decorative arcading/window jambs. I used my unaided eye, a x8 hand illuminated magnifying lens and pocket torch in my investigation. I had the use of two tower scaffolds (mobile), that enabled me to view the ribs at their highest point (the crossing), and mid way along their length. By using a plastic crate i was able to view the area of rib immediately above its springing.
To cite this work:
Martindale, P. C. (1994) Investigation of Paint Traces on the Ribs, and Carved Arcade/Window Jambs in the Clerestory of the Presbytery; Rochester Cathedral. P. Martindale archive report.
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