Nave, S clerestorey arcade, bay 8, capitals A and B.

Image of the feature "IV. Interior Features: 3. Wall passages/Gallery arcades: c. Clerestorey: Nave S clerestorey arcade" at Ely.

by Ron Baxter.

The design is the same as the S transept. All capitals are plain cushions with neckings and imposts as in the S transept, except where detailed below. In the following descriptions capitals are lettered from A to D, left to right in each bay:

Bay 4, capital B: capital has a trefoil shield indicated by an inscribed groove.

7A: double scallop capital.

8A: multi-scallop capital with zigzag on the impost chamfer.

8C: cushion capital with a triple keel on the angles.

9C: double scallop capital.

10C: triple scallop capital.

11B: shields decorated with fluting.

11D: shields decorated with fluting.

In addition to these variations, angle tucks appear on capitals 4B, 9D, 10D and 12B.