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Manchester Cathedral with its fascinating misericords - humorous and irreverent medieval carvings on perch seats in

Entertablement Abroad – Manchester Cathedral

The cathedral is right downtown, surrounded by buildings, so getting decent shots was a bit problematic, but we managed a few.

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The first thing you notice about Manchester Cathedral is how wide it is. It seems to go on forever.

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Manchester Cathedral with its fascinating misericords - humorous and irreverent medieval carvings on perch seats in

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Now onto the very best part. The misericord seats, so named, I imagine, due to the misery of perching on the things throughout a long service.

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ENLIGHTENMENT by Cristina Rodrigues at Manchester Cathedral 3 Jul - 21 Sept 2014 --- Photography by RezaKio

The detail is amazing – with the better light I was able to crouch down and balance the camera on my knee – photography is anything but dignified.

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But no – it's green men! They're right at the junction of the pillars where the arches begin. It turns out Manchester Cathedral has a lot of pagan images.

Sixteenth-century choir stalls with misericords, Manchester Cathedral.

Now onto the very best part. The misericord seats, so named, I imagine, due to the misery of perching on the things throughout a long service.

Manchester Cathedral with its fascinating misericords - humorous and irreverent medieval carvings on perch seats in

The first Bishop of Manchester was James Prince Lee who was elected on 17 November 1847. This is the Bishop Lee who was one of the dignitaries approached by ...

The nave roof supported by angel minstrels viewed from the west door

Rood screen in Manchester Cathedral.

But no – it's green men! They're right at the junction of the pillars where the arches begin. It turns out Manchester Cathedral has a lot of pagan images.

Manchester Cathedral with its fascinating misericords - humorous and irreverent medieval carvings on perch seats in

Now onto the very best part. The misericord seats, so named, I imagine, due to the misery of perching on the things throughout a long service.

Manchester has one of the better Christmas markets, and we figured we could kill two birds with one stone.

Manchester has one of the better Christmas markets, and we figured we could kill two birds with one stone.

We were lucky enough to visit the Grade 1 listed Manchester Cathedral where Amos Millington, one of the Cathedral volunteers, gave us a most interesting ...

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There was some building work going on in Manchester Cathedral the day I was there. Nothing unusual in that. It is one of the oldest buildings in the city ...

Misericords from the Latin word meaning pity are also known as 'mercy seats'. These are the ledges or rests in choir stalls so that clergy singing the ...

Manchester Cathedral in 1903

The first Bishop of Manchester was James Prince Lee who was elected on 17 November 1847. This is the Bishop Lee who was one of the dignitaries approached by ...

Ape with urine flask, misericord, Manchester Cathedral.

The artist clearly had a sense of humour; typically, misericord seats were carved with pagan or secular depictions “entirely at odds with the Christian ...

Further south Ripon, Richmond and Chester have some intriguing misericords as does Wakefield, Halifax, Gloucester Cathedral, Worcester, Southwell Minster ...

Manchester Cathedral with its fascinating misericords - humorous and irreverent medieval carvings on perch seats in

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This one has a man pushing his mother about in a cart:

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This misericord from Cartmel depicts a rather alarming two-tailed mermaid with her mirror and comb. In medieval times a mermaid symbolised lust and ...

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Manchester is a city of a million eyes. Everywhere, eyes watch you, stare at you, scrutinise you, look you up and down, look past you and through you, ...

The 'temporary' one we usually hear has been there for the best part of 70 years. In a building as ancient as this we don't rush things and get it wrong.

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Misericords. Some of the most fascinating and historically important woodcarvings in the Cathedral are the least obtrusive.

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The first Bishop of Manchester was James Prince Lee who was elected on 17 November 1847. This is the Bishop Lee who was one of the dignitaries approached by ...

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The statue of Humphrey Cheltham shown presiding over the wrecked interior is still in the cathedral, looking none the worse for wear. Bombs are interesting ...

The wood carvings in the cathedral are especially amazing, and I read that the cathedral has the finest 16th century misericords in Europe, which are wooden ...

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Both sources I found in St Katharine's archives argue that misericords tell us more than most things about the lives of medieval carvers — but from reading ...

End of the school term. What better way to cap it all off than with a trip to Ripon Cathedral and nearby Fountains Abbey? As I set off with Tristan and his ...

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There was also an exhibit commemorating the end of World War 1 with the Armistice Coin designed by Stephen Raw.

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It's off Littleton Road, in a fascinating part of the conurbation. Going to do a tour there, June probably.pic.twitter.com/r2V1eBaJc3

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Maybe they mistook certain stoop-necked primates as headless; perhaps real tribes of humans wore armor or helmets that gave ...

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Inspiration!..... scroll through...following on from my previous sorry image from my weekend in Manchester, the visit to the cathedral was a complete ...

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I had a look at the misericords while I was there. In the olden days the men and boys singing in the choir were expected to stand throughout the sermon.

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Though he could have remained on home duty after his recuperation, he returned to the front lines and was killed in action on the 6th of November, 1918, ...

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