Unfolding Love

Sculpture in bronze by Janis Ridley of a mother and child. This sculpture, in memory of Annette van Oppen (1935-2011), can be seen in the Lady Chapel of Exeter Cathedral. Working in Dartmoor, Ridley created the work to echo the Virgin Mary and infant Christ, titled ‘Unfolding Love.’ The bronze sculpture acts as a focalContinue reading “Unfolding Love”

Gothic vaulted ceiling

The 14th century stone vault which forms the nave and quire ceiling is one of the glories of Exeter Cathedral. It is the longest continuous medieval stone vault in the world. As there is no central tower, the vault can run all the way from the west wall of the nave to the Great EastContinue reading “Gothic vaulted ceiling”