Châlons-en-Champagne
(Marne, France)
Cathedral of Saint-ìČtienne
Surveyed: 1977, 1980-83, 1992-98, 2015
This is an experimental section where John James is attempting to identify the carvers though the use of common templates and/or a recognisable manners of carving. Such a large-scale analysis of all the capitals in these buildings has not been attempted before. As an ongoing enterprise that is still in its infancy, we seek your input. John believes this has the potential to increase our understanding of how they worked and to provide a more solid basis for dating than we have had.
Crypt
North tower base and level 1
South chapel transepts lower walls and dado arcade
South chapel vaults
Transepts walls to upper aisles, transept chapel vaults
Nave pier bases and north transept dado probably together
Nave wall bases, drums and arcade


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