St Giles’ Files Ep.01

This is the first episode of the St Giles’ Files. Jess, Ciara and Stephen will be attempting the audacious task of summing up St Giles’ and what Cathedral means.

 

This will give you some much needed historical context.

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In this picture, you can see what Jess was talking about when she mentioned fluted columns. On the. left is a plain column, on the right is a fluted column:

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Jess also mentioned the difference between Romanesque and Norman, so here’s a handy visual:

Romaneqsue vs Gothic description

 

And finally, the timeline. If you click the picture below, it will open as a PDF. We had to make it pretty big to fit all that history on, so you’ll have to zoom in on specifics:Timeline.2