N transept, N chapel, N doorway, E corbel

Image of the feature "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