Monday, 27 September 2010
I can't resist posting these images of the fifteenth century arch braced ceiling at Holy Trinity in Blythburgh in Suffolk. The whole surface of the ceiling is covered in delicate polychromy, with stencilled monograms and stylised foliage forms. The colour and gilding, rather muted now in its faded state, would once have added a gloriously rich covering to this Perpendicular glass house. What more can I say, sheer perfection.
Photos by Eric Hardy