Saturday, 10 February 2007

Vault Inspection III

The up-lighting of the vaults revealed the forms of the usually barely visible domes in a spectacular way. The photographs speak for themselves:
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The bare surfaces will one day be covered in mosaic - a scheme for the design has recently been developed. However, the cost is prohibitive, and those who appreciate the stark and poignant atmosphere created by the undecorated vault will be able to enjoy it thus for a long time yet!

2 comments:

Dcn Scott Dodge said...

Thanks, Monsignor! This is fascinating. As a homeowner, I can only imagine the anxiety inspections like these must cause you. It is nice to see the structure is sound.

Recusant said...

"Prohibitive". Sounds like you need to touch up a Catholic plutocrat. Sir Anthony Bamford of JCB fame would be a good starting point...............