dating varies; 1332-1357
|Because I did not photograph the image on the left, it cannot be enlarged.
Left: Distant view of the cathedral; view of the front
Views of the cloisterAccording to the official Gloucester Cathedral site, the Great Cloister was begun by Abbot Horton in 1373 and completed by Abbot Frouster (1381-1412).
Views of the cloister
|The intricate tracery of the vaulting is characteristic of the late English Gothic style (Perpendicular style). The lace-like ribs are ornamental without structural purposes.|
The fan vaulting in the cloister.
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