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Southwell Minster - exterior photographs

Alfred's favourite subject must have been Southwell Minster. In any collection I have seen, the minster always predominates. This page features external shots of the minster.

The Minster without the pepperpots

Southwell Minster without the Pepper-pots

Southwell Minster without the pyramidal spires of lead fondly referred to as the pepperpots, which were added in 1879-81 and replaced similar structures removed in 1805.

Christmas card 1903

Front of Christmas card

The front of a 1903 Christmas card featuring the Southwell Minster. Note all the gravestones which were latter removed.

Back of Christmas card

The reverse of the 1903 Christmas card.

The Minster from the south east

The minster from the south east

A postcard with a view of the minster taken from the south east looking over the Bishop's Palace. Not dated.

Added to site: 27 November 2007
The minster from the south east

The same photograph as the one above, but notice that the writing is in a different hand and the sky hasn't been washed out. There has been much more care taken in the print processing making me believe that this one was printed by Alfred and the one above by an assistant.

Added to site: 26 February 2008

The Minster from the north east

The minster from the north east

A postcard with a view of the minster taken from the north east. Not dated.

Added to site: 26 February 2008

Avenue of trees

The minster and the avenue of trees

An early morning view along an avenue of trees on the north side of the minster looking east. Not dated.

Added to site: 12 November 2008

Vicars' Court

Vicars' Court

An ivy coverd Vicar's Court. A postcard franked 8PM 24 July 1907. Sent to a Mrs Brookshank Kettlebank, Kimberly, Notts.

"Dear L I thought you would like this Photo I expect you will know where it is you have scrubbed the steps a few times. Hope you are all well much love Lizzie"

Added to site: 18 February 2017

South Doorway

South Doorway

I wonder how many times I walked through this door on my way to school services!

Added to site: 4 March 2017

Southwell Minster From East

Southwell Minster From East

Showing the east end of the Minster and Chapter House. Shoot before the mass gravestone removal.

Added to site: 4 March 2017
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