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Archive : Worcester & Great Malvern

Worcester, for better or worse, is one of those places in England that are slightly out of the way.

The crossing tower (1374, John Clyve) Worcester Cathedral The south-east transept and the ruined guesten hall
The nave Choir screen by Gilbert Scott (Hereford Cathedral had a similar one)
The south aisle The font Pulpit by Gilbert Scott
Slightly crazy vaulting in the aisle The nave Looking up to the crossing
The organ fills the whole south-west transept South-west transept North-west transept
The quire, with King John's tomb The lady chapel (the east end was rebuilt in 1224)
The Moore tomb The tomb (1232, 1529) of King John, who signed the Magna Carta The tomb of Robert Wylde
The tomb of Bishop Giffard encased under Prince Arthur's chantry The chantry chapel (1504) of Prince Arthur, elder brother of Henry VIII who died shortly after marrying Catherine Of Aragon at age 15 Symbols of the Tudor dynasty
The tomb of Prince Arthur under an awkward flying rib (perhaps reminding us of the small flaws in the contemporary Henry VII chapel at Westminster) The tomb of Lord Lyttelton The Beauchamp tomb
The Jesus chapel North-east transept North-east transept
The cloister The Norman crypt (in which one of the doors are lined with the skin of a Dane) Inside the tower
The cloister The chapter house (windows from 1392) Turret on the roof of the tower
The perpendicular cloister The Edgar Tower View from the cathedral tower
The college hall (now a school) Laslett's almshouses The guildhall
Nash House Berkeley's Hospital Charles I at the guildhall
Greyfriars Greyfriars The Commandery

Great Malvern is a spa town between Worcester and Hereford.

Great Malvern Priory Great Malvern Priory
Organ in the crossing Great Malvern Priory
Sunken chantry chapel Tomb of John Knottesford The east window
Unusual door in the east end Fully perpendicular The priory, with its tower that resembles the one at Gloucester
Priory gate Priory Mansion (town hall) Priory Mansion (town hall)
The former Hydrotherapy Establishment Exquisite ironwork Ironwork of Great Malvern station