RCL17r04 The influence of sun-paths in understanding the separation of the eleventh-century cloister and east end at Rochester Cathedral priory

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Author: Jacob H. Scott PCIfA

Abstract:

Incorporating a knowledge of sun-paths into Bishop Gundulf’s motivations in designing the unique layout of Rochester Cathedral and it’s priory may help explain the non-traditional siting of the cloisters alongside security, oversight and the fulfilling the needs of the priory.

To cite this report:
Scott, J. H. (2017) The influence of sun-paths in understanding the separation of the eleventh-century cloister and east end at Rochester Cathedral priory, Rochester Cathedral Research Guild archive report RCL17r04.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22357/2017(4)
To link to this article:
https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/reports/rcl17r04
Published online: 26th April 2017
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