Imatges de pÓgina
PDF
EPUB

THE CASTLES AND ABBEYS

OF ENGLAND,

FROM THE NATIONAL RECORDS, EARLY CHRONICLES, AND OTHER

STANDARD AUTHORS.

BY WILLIAM BEATTIE, M.D.,

GRAD. OF EDIN.; MEMB. OF THE ROYAL COLL. OF PHYS., LONDON ; OF THE HIST. INSTIT. OF FRANCE ; AUTHOR

or “SWITZERLAND,SCOTLAND,” THE WALDENSES,” RESIDENCE IN GERMANY,” BTC., ETC.

[ocr errors]
[merged small][graphic][merged small]

26, IVY LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW,

LONDON :

PRIXTED BY VIRTUR AN: On.

CITY ROAD.

COLEIRA 25.1.1907) VARA

[graphic][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

CA EPSTOW CASTLE, from the Iron Bridge across the Wye.—This View, looking

towards the West, shows part of the Town, the Castle Gate, the Citadel,
the Keep, or Marten's Tower, the Western Gate, the House and Groves
of Persefield, with the precipitous banks of the River.......................... W. H. BARTLETT. C. Cousus.

CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND BRIDGE, taken from the right bank of the Wye,

near the West Gate of the Castle.—This View, looking Eastward,
shows the principal features of the Castle on the right; the New Bridge,
the Harbour, with the Scenery on the left bank of the Wye................. W. H. BABT LETT. E. BRANLARD.

13

CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND Town, from the Wyndcliff, showing the windings of

the Wye, its junction with the Severn, and the opposite coasts.............. W.H. BARTLETT. E. BRANDARD. 26, 27

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Tiurrue Abbey on the Wye.

ENGRAVERS

PAGE

39

59

STEEL ENGRAVINGS.

ARTISTI. Tag WESTERN WINDOW OF TINTERNE ABBEY.—This View is taken from a

point near the Great Altar, showing in the foreground the clustered Pillars and Arches which formerly supported the Central Tower; the Door on the right leading to the Cloisters; Sepulchral Slabs, the Effigy of a Knight, with the much-admired Window to the West, and other features...............

.................. W.H. BARTLETT. A. WII LMORE. THE REFECTORY OF THE ABBEY........................................ ...................... W. H. BARTLETT. C. COUSEN. Tue Devil's PULPIT.—This View is taken from a romantic rock so called, on

the left bank of the Wye, commanding a view of the Abbey westward; the Abbot's Meadows stretching along the right bank of the Wye; the Church of Chapel-hill; the Village of Tinterne Parva lining the rim of the River Crescent.............

........ W.H. BARTLETT, J. C. BENTLEY. THE FERRY AT TINTERNE.—This Plate, taken from the left bank of the Wye,

presents a North View of the Abbey, with the Western Front, the Nave, North Transept, part of the great Eastern Window, Remains of the Cloisters, the Abbey Gate communicating with the Ferry, with other Conventual Buildings now in ruins, or transformed into Cottages. The River at this point is of sufficient depth to float a moderately-sized trading craft..............

................... W. H. BARTLETT. J. C. BENTLEY.

62

66

TINTERNE ABBEY, West Front, taken from the Road leading to the “ Beaufort

Arms" and the Ferry, shows the much-admired West Window, in correct and beautiful detail; the Door opening into the Nave, the Southern Aisle, Buttress. Pinnacle, Clerestory Windows, &c., with their masses of luxuriant and interlacing Ivy..

................ W. H. BARTLETT. A. WILLMORR. DOORWAY LEADING INTO THE CLOISTERS.............................................. W.H. BARTLETT. E. J. ROBERTS. DOORWAY LEADING INTO THE SACRISTY..................................................... W. II. BARTLETT. E. J. ROBERTS.

109

105

118

WOODCUTS,

.............

...........................

South Transept, Tinterne Abbey................

............. W. H. BARTLETT. W. WAIMPER.

31 Cistercian Monk.....

DUGDALE.

W. WHYPER. 34 View from Entrance, Tinterne Abbey, taken from the Nave, showing the great Eastern Window........

W.H. BARTLETT. W. WHIMPER. 40 Initial Letters, illustrative of Baronial, Monastic, and Chivalrous Subjects......

1, 3, 13, 31 Mutilated Effigy of Earl Strongbow, or Roger Bigod................

41 Shields of the Clare and Bigod Families, from the Encaustic-Tile Pavement in the Abbey........

42 Walter de Clare; Armorial Ensigns of the Family...........

44 Richard de Clare; Ancient Family Shield...

48 Hospitium, or Guest Hall, with portions of the Refectory, and other Conventual Buildings.........

50 Conventual Alphabet, Letter H; Abbey Gate, Procession......

51 Inner View; Sketch of an Altar, Tomb, &c. ..........

64 Conventual Alphabet, Letter P.........

66 Conventual Letter 0.................

60 Abbatial Crosier, Cap, and Cushion...........

62 Letter A.......

65 Ground Plan of Tinterne Abbey.

108 Five smaller Woodcuts, illustrative of the subject. Goodrich Castle

122

« AnteriorContinua »