Image of the feature "III. Exterior Features: 1. Doorways: 1, N transept, NE turret doorway" at Peterborough Cathedral.
by Ron Baxter.
Situated in the E aisle, at the W end of the N wall, it provides access to the turret staircase. The tympanum is decorated with an all-over fish scale design, surrounded by a border of double-strand cable and outside this a second border of heavy beading. The lintel is plain with a row of double strand cable on the lower angle above the door opening. It is supported by a pair of roll corbels, both replacements, each with a six-petalled daisy on the front face. The jambs are plain and square.
|Height of opening||1.88m|
|Height of tympanum and lintel||0.78m|
|Thickness of lintel||0.195m|
|Width of opening||0.90m|
|Width of tympanum (diameter)||1.25m|