Inside look at Gothic Revival

Many of you wanted to see the inside of Lancing College Chapel (from my previous post) — so here goes!

The chapel is very tall and narrow

With a lovely vaulted roof.

Window_roof

At the centre of the soaring pillars

Is the famous Rose Window,

Made out of more than 30,000 pieces of stained glass.

Organ_window 2

The hallway as you enter the chapel

Has a colourful roof

Roof

And a more modern stained glass window

That was dedicated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in 2007

In honour of a Bishop, who was a former Lancing College pupil.

Modern stained glass

I can’t let you go without showing you

The beautiful warm stone of the chapel

In the lovely green setting of the South Downs.

Sky scene copy

For more interiors, please visit: Our World.

109 thoughts on “Inside look at Gothic Revival

  1. Dearest Lady fi; How GORGEOUS Lancing College Chapel chapel is☆☆☆ Love the soaring pillars and Rose Window: and the South Downs is SO beautiful in your picture♡♡♡
    ps. Thank you so much for your sweet comment to my previous post.

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend, xoxo Miyako*

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  2. Wonderful gothic aspects of the interior and the landscape of South Downs… I think I catched a “movement” as vision at the first picture… of course is a visual effect I guess related with the dimension of view displayed… not sure of… but anyway so interesting!! Warm greetings!

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  3. Fiona, I let out an audible *gasp* when I viewed these AMAZING photographs! OMG…the first two of the faulted rood are just STUNNING!

    And I could literally stare at that final photographs for hours. Breathtaking, my friend. Absolutely breathtaking!

    Thanks a bunch for sharing and have a super Monday!
    X

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  4. This is truly spine tingling artistically and architecturally. It is like walking into a dream or a movie set that you suddenly realize is incredibly real.
    Also, like the new phrase in the header. The words can be pondered again and again and reveal new insights.

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  5. The photographs leave one nothing short of verklempt. When am in such places I cannot help feel that am inside a gigantic paradisaical whale; odd am I not.

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  6. Such a lovely chapel with it’s upward sweep, lovely rose wheel window and those well designed lights that enhance rather than clash with that rise to heaven. It sits like a beacon in the green downs. Lovely.

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  7. What amazing architecture and l love that coloured roof. How lovely to have dedicated a stained glass window to Archbishop Desmond Tutu. I love the view outside as well.

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  8. Such a gorgeous Chapel/Cathedral! Love those stained glass windows.

    Hi Fi,
    You will be pleased to know that the Zoo I visited has no bars. It’s an Open Range Zoo with many many acres of area for these endangered animals to roam as they please. 🙂 I don’t like caged animals either. Our tour was more like a safari into their domain. Some of the animals are quite tame as they have been hand-reared as part of breeding programs due to being “extinct in the wild”.
    Thanks for your visits to my blog. I enjoy every comment. 🙂

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