Initial joinery samples
for the new joinery were reviewed on site to compare them with the various
tones of the existing screens. The intention is to match the existing joinery in
tone and grain sufficiently closely for each piece of the adapted joinery to
feel of a piece, but to make it clear, on close inspection, what is new and
what is older. Not quite right, either in tone or grain, so comments given to NHR Joinery so they can make revised samples
The floor paving is now
removed and stored for its later reuse in the Chapel of Christ the King. Further
trial investigations reveal the corners of what appears to be a substantial
brick vault overlapping the location of Richard IIIs tomb.
making progress, with the cathedra (the Bishops seat in the cathedral) being
moved in its constituent parts to its temporary home in the west of the
cathedral, the chancel screen being dismantled from the top.