S transept, W turret, corbels on NE and N faces

Image of the feature "III. Exterior Features: 3. Exterior Decoration: c. Corbel tables, corbels: S transept, W turret, upper level" at Ely.

by Ron Baxter.

Corbel table of segmental billet cusping, two bays per face of the octagonal turret. There is thus a corbel at each angle and one in the centre of each face, 16 in all, numbered clockwise from the centre of the E face.

1. Human head with wide mouth and doglike floppy ears.

2. Human head with long moustache.

3. Grotesque human / dog head with wide mouth and tongue projecting.

4. Bird's head with pointed beak.

5. Dog head with projecting tongue.

6. Human head with wide smiling mouth and projecting tongue.

7. Human head with wide mouth and projecting tongue.

8. Human head with tragic mouth.

9. Doglike head with wide oval mouth.

10. Reptilian head with wide mouth.

11. Bird's head with short beak.

12. Human head with long, rising moustache.

13. Doglike head with wide mouth.

14. Bird's head with pointed beak.

15. Human head, worn.

16. Beast (?) head with wide oval mouth.