This is the first of three posts about the Anglican church York Minster Cathedral, York, England. A starburst and stained glass windows adorn the ceiling of Chapter House at York Minster. The Chapter House, built in the decorated Gothic style and octagonal in shape, was begun in 1260 and completed in 1286. Its walls contain some of the Minster's finest carvings, dating between 1270-80.
Decorative tile pattern on the floor in Chapter House.
A starburst design at the top of the pulpit in York Minster Cathedral.
Crowned heads in marble sculptural panels at York.
An angel bearing a shield overlooks a choir loft.
A crucifixion scene trimmed with gold gilt.
Prayer candles and decorative iron fretwork next to a private chapel.
Painted iron grills mark boundaries in an area of the nave.
An altar and hanging tapestry.
Decorative Florentine paint detail with gold leaf at York Minster.
A heavy wooden door with swirled silver and iron trim.