Durham - Cathedral - Kitchen0000.0011




- Pevsner, Nicolaus & Elizabeth Williamson, County Durham. Deel in de serie 'The Buildings of England', founding Editor: Nicolaus Pevsner. Harmondsworth (Penguin), 19831e druk 1953. [571 blz. ISBN 0.14.071009.4]. Hierin onder Durham, "cathedral, kitchen": blz. 204  ("Ingenious designed by John Lewyn and built in 1366-74. The building is octagonal, made square outside by having four big storerooms behind fireplaces in the four corners. Above them under the lean-to roofs a mass of rubble that must buttress the vault. The louvre is carried on broad ribs arranged so that they form a perfect eight-cornered star. Ribs are thrown from corner one to four and six, two to five and seven, three to six and eight, four to seven (and one), and five to eight (and two). By doing this a smaller octagon is left in the middle at the intersection of the ribs, which carried the louvre and carries a modern replica of the C18 lantern. This delightful method of vaulting has no parallel in England and may either be John Lewyn's invention or have been inspired by Mohammedan vaults in Spain (mosque, Cordova). [...]"), afb.nr 49 (gewelf)

- Thunnissen, H.J.W., Gewelven. Hun constructie en toepassing in de historische en hedendaagse bouwkunst. Amsterdam (Ahrend), 1950. [351 blz. ISBN -]. Hierin: blz. 115