Graves, memorials and tombs

Research Guild archive reports

RCL16r03 A photographic survey of ledger stones at Rochester Cathedral

A photographic survey of 106 ledger stones in the nave, north and south transepts, sanctuary and crypt of Rochester Cathedral in accordance with the Ledgerstone Survey of England and Wales.

RCL17r01 A structure-from-motion modelling survey of medieval tombs at Rochester Cathedral

A photographic and structure-from-motion three-dimensional modelling survey of 12 medieval tombs and 5 coffin lids at Rochester Cathedral.

RCL17r02 A structure-from-motion modelling survey of medieval brass indents at Rochester Cathedral

A photographic and structure-from-motion three-dimensional modelling survey of 23 medieval brass indents at Rochester Cathedral.

RCL17r12 A photographic survey of gravestones at Rochester Cathedral

A photographic survey of 170 gravestones within the graveyards surrounding Rochester Cathedral, incorporating Green Church Haw, those in the lay cemetery outside the west front and the castle moat, including a raking light survey of the most worn inscriptions.

RCL17r13 A photographic survey of memorials at Rochester Cathedral

A photographic survey of 89 memorials at Rochester Cathedral, dating from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

General bibliography (by date)

Hawkins, E. (1877) Notes on some monuments in Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana, 11-01. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.011%20-%201877/011-01.pdf

Gunnis, R. (1948) Some of the nave monuments and their sculptors. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1948. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Trett, R. (1986) The men behind the memorials. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1986. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Physick, J. (1988) The later monuments at Rochester. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1988. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Physick, J. (1993) The Warner monuments. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1992-1993. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Blair, J. (1994) The Limoges enamel tomb of Bishop Walter de Merton. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1993-1994. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Gunnis, R. (1994) Some of the nave monuments and their sculptors (amendment and edit of 1948 article). Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1993-1994. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Keevill, G. (2009) Condition of gravestones in the lay cemetery area outside the west front. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2009-02/

Keevill, G. (2010) New memorial for the Royal Engineers in the nave south aisle. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-01

Edwards, B. (2014) Arundel Tomb and Gundulf’s Door Architectural Laser Scan, Rochester Cathedral. Archaeological Survey & Consulting. Manchester Metropolitan University archive report ROC12-MS. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2014-01/

Rye, W. B. (1880) Tombs of Sir William Arundel and Others in Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana, 013.10. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.013%20-%201880/013-10.pdf

Tester, P. J. (1975) A gravestone in the church of St. Nicholas, Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana, 091.15. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society.

General bibliography (by author)

Blair, J. (1994) The Limoges enamel tomb of Bishop Walter de Merton. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1993-1994. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Edwards, B. (2014) Arundel Tomb and Gundulf’s Door Architectural Laser Scan, Rochester Cathedral. Archaeological Survey & Consulting, Manchester Metropolitan University archive report ROC12-MS. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2014-01/

Gunnis, R. (1948) Some of the nave monuments and their sculptors. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1948. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Gunnis, R. (1994) Some of the nave monuments and their sculptors (amendment and edit of 1948 article). Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1993-1994. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Hawkins, E. (1877) Notes on some monuments in Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana 11-01. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.011%20-%201877/011-01.pdf

Keevill, G. (2009) Condition of gravestones in the lay cemetery area outside the west front. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2009-02/

Keevill, G. (2010) New memorial for the Royal Engineers in the nave south aisle. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-01

Physick, J. (1988) The later monuments at Rochester. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1988. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Physick, J. (1993) The Warner monuments. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1992-1993. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Rye, W. B. (1880) Tombs of Sir William Arundel and Others in Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana 013.10. Available at:

Tester, P. J. (1975) A gravestone in the church of St. Nicholas, Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana 091.15. Available at:

Trett, R. (1986) The men behind the memorials. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1986. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

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