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Report - Ely Cathedral - Roof! 20.3.07

Discussion in 'High Stuff' started by UrbanX, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. UrbanX

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    Today’s task is the octagon, not normally my thing, and not sure if this should be here or on ‘Other’.

    Here is the octagon from the floor.
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    That’s where I want
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    These are the largest of the 5,000 organ pipes at mid level. The bass notes are well, well, below human hearing. Hang on, don’t you poo your self if that happens…
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    Even at 5’6†and 10st. I struggled up here.
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    Crossing the roof of the nave to get to the octagon I think I’ve been spotted! P.S if that’s you can I have the photo?
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    The whole structure is timber :eek:
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    The archangels are actually painted on panels which you can open
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    A deep breath, and look down, 140ft to the alter below
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    All this lead can’t be light, especially only supported on 1,000 year old timber
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    The white spheres are Feltwell, 25 miles away (I only had a 55mm lens on)
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    Back on the ground, all archangels closed!
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  2. chief-long-shin

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    Re: Ely Cathedral - Roof! REPORT 20.3.07

    at the risk of jumping on a band wagon here are a couple of mine from ely...

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