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Cathedral Conversation - Art and Architecture

Episode 3 of 5

Duration:
14 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 April 2012

Art and Architecture: novelist Salley Vickers and architect Ptolemy Dean discuss the timeless beauty of Salisbury Cathedral. Salley has written about cathedral art in several of her books. Ptolemy advises on restoration works for cathedrals including Salisbury. Together they take a tour that begins in the roof-space ('like a Wiltshire barn') and ends in the Chapter House with its famous carved scenes from the Bible.
Producer, Peter Everett.

  • Sally Vickers and Ptolemy Dean

    Sally Vickers and Ptolemy Dean

    In Part Three: Art and Architecture, the novelist Salley Vickers and architect Ptolemy Dean discuss the timeless beauty of Salisbury Cathedral. Salley has written about cathedral art in several of her books. Ptolemy advises on restoration works for cathedrals including Salisbury. Together they take a tour that begins in the roof-space (‘like a Wiltshire barn’) and ends in the cloisters with their magnificent cedar trees.

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