Cathedral Stone Auction

Anderson & Garland Ltd.
Newbiggin Lane
Crispin Court
NE5 1BF Westerhope Newcastle upon Tyne
Großbritannien und Nordirland
[email protected] · + 44 (0)191 4303000

Datum der Auktion: 19.10.2019

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E20; Lower Coping Stone – This stone was taken from the east side of the parapet and supported the fourth and fifth merlons from the fourth crenel. It still contains the lead bars used to connect it to its neighbouring stones. Phase : 1, Classification : Bede Stone, Height : 16.7in / 42.4cm, Length

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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N30; Pinnacle Shaft Stone – Taken from the north side of the parapet this stone supported the eastern Pinnacle Cornice Stone. Each of the four sides display examples of blind quatrefoil tracery. Phase: 1, Classification: Oswald Stone, Height: 16in / 40.7cm, Length: 26.7in / 67.8cm, Width: 26.7in

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W27; Lower Coping Stone Half – This stone was taken from the west side of the parapet and supported the first and second merlons from the first crenel. Only half of the stone survived the removal process yet remains in good condition with clear open tracery carving detail. Phase: 1, Classification

Los #: 3

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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N10a; Upper Course Stone Return, Blind Tracery – This stone was taken from the north side of the parapet. This stone is carved with decorative motifs, you can see the half quatrefoil underneath the arch of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Gregory Stone, Height: 16.7 in / 42.5cm, Length: 16.10 in

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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N11; Upper Course Stone Half, Blind Tracery – This stone was taken from the north side of the parapet. Decorative quatrefoils were carved into the blind tracery arches of which only one is fully intact following the removal process. Phase: 1, Classification: Oswald Stone, Height: 21.3 in / 54.1cm

Los #: 5

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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N15; Partial Upper Course Stone, Open Tracery – This stone was taken from the centre of the north side of the parapet. The tracery detail contains half of a quatrefoil design. Phase: 1, Classification: Oswald Stone, Height: 20.9in / 53.1cm, Length: 16.4in / 41.6cm, Width: 24.6 in / 62.5cm

Los #: 6

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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N19a; Partial Upper Course Stone, Blind Tracery – This stone was taken from the north side of the parapet behind one of the Pinnacle shafts. A decorative half quatrefoil design can be seen on the inside of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Oswald Stone, Height: 21.1in / 53.5cm, Length: 17.4 in

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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N20; Pinnacle Shaft Cornice Stone – This stone was taken from the top of the eastern pinnacle shaft on the north of the parapet. Phase: 1, Classification: Oswald Stone, Height: 9.3 in / 23.6cm, Length: 25.5 in / 64.7cm, Width: 25.5 in / 64.7cm

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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E43; Stooling Course Stone – Taken from the bottom of the parapet’s east side this stone sat under and supported two mullion pillars. The feet and lead bars that kept the mullions in place are clearly visible on the top of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Bede Stone, Height: 10.12in / 25.7cm

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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N28; Lower Coping Stone – This stone was taken from the western most crenel on the north side of the parapet where it supported the final two merlons. The lead fixtures that held it in place are still embedded in each end of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Bede Stone, Height: 15.11 in / 38.4

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W1; Partial Upper Coping Stone Return – This stone was removed from the south corner of the parapet’s west side. It stood as one of the highest points of the tower on top of Blind Tracery Upper Course Stones. Unlike other Upper Coping stones this one has a very distinctive angle owing to its

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W45; Lower Course Stone, Blind Tracery – Taken from the west side of the parapet from the outside of the stairwell. Two weathered quatrefoil designs are clearly visible in the blind tracery arches. Phase: 1, Classification: Bede Stone, Height: 21.7in / 55.2cm, Length: 47.11in / 119.7cm, Width

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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No Number Identity; Mullion Stone – It is impossible to know from where on the Central Tower this stone was retrieved. This stone would have made up part of a mullion pillar. These can be seen quite clearly from the ground as the shafts all over the parapet. The distinctive cross shape on the stone

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W16; Upper Course Stone, Open Tracery – This stone was taken from the second merlon on the west side of the tower’s parapet. Sporting two full quatrefoil designs within its open tracery, this is one of the most impressive stones up for auction. Phase: 1, Classification: Cuthbert Stone, Height: 14.0

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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N3a & N3b; Set of 2 Upper Coping Stone Quarters – These stones were cut from the middle of the coping stone on the top of the sixth merlon on the parapet’s north side. Their unique shapes are the result of years of weathering and damage incurred during the removal and storage process. Phase: 1

Los #: 15

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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N3c & N3d; Set of 2 Upper Coping Stone Quarters – These stones were also taken from the coping stone on top of the sixth merlon on the parapet’s north side. These two were cut from either end of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Hild Stone, Height: 11.8in / 29.9cm, Length: 12in / 30cm, Width

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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N4a, N4b, N4c, N4d; Set of 4 Upper Coping Stone Eighths – These stones were cut from the coping stone on top of the fifth merlon on the parapet’s north side. The rounded beam usually crowning Cathedral coping stones has been worn away by decades of wind and rain. Phase: 1, Classification: Hild

Los #: 17

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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N4e, N4f, N4g & N4h; Set of 4 Upper Coping Stone Eighths – These stones were cut from the north side of the Central Cathedral Tower. Unlike their counterparts in Lot 17 the rounded beam that crowns Cathedral coping stones remains largely intact. Phase: 1, Classification: Hild Stones, Height: 9in

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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WHD; Stairwell Door Head Stone – This stone is the only one of its kind in the auction. It sat above the door at the top of the tower’s stairwell. Thousands of men, women and children passed beneath it to access the tower’s viewing platform. Phase: 1, Classification: Gregory Stone, Height: 34in

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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S42; Pinnacle Shaft Cornice Stone - This stone was taken from the western pinnacle shaft on the south side of the parapet. Phase: 1, Classification: Oswald Stone, Height: 9.3in / 23.6cm, Length: 25.5in / 64.8cm, Width: 25.5in / 64.8cm

Los #: 20

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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S9; Upper Coping Stone – This stone was taken from the first merlon on the south side of the parapet. The lead bar that held the neighbouring pinnacle shaft in position is still embedded in the western end of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Margaret Stone, Height: 11.10in / 28.1cm, Length

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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S5; Partial Central Coping Stone – This piece was taken from the central merlon on the south side of the Parapet. It has a distinctive prism protruding from what would have been the centre of the stone. The eastern side of the stone was lost in the removal process. Phase: 1, Classification: Bede

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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S22; Lower Coping Stone – This was the only Lower Coping Stone to be taken from the south face of the parapet. It was removed from the third crenel where it had supported the third and fourth merlons. The inside of the stone was embedded with three distinctive safety spikes to deter people from

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W13; Central Upper Course Stone, Open Tracery – This stone was taken from the middle of the central merlon on western side of the parapet, hence its unique triangular shape. The tracery underneath displays part of the intricate quatrefoil design. The northern and southern sides of the stone were

Los #: 24

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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N1; Upper Coping Stone – This stone was taken from the western end of the northern face of the parapet; it was one of the highest points of the tower. The lead bar that held the neighbouring pinnacle shaft in position is still embedded in the western end of the stone. Phase: 1, Classification

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W8; Ashlar Stone – This is the only Ashlar Stone up for auction. It sat between two Upper Coping Stones and so can claim to be the highest stone in the auction that is not a coping stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Margaret Stone, Height: 16.2 in / 41.1cm, Length: 26.5 in / 67.3cm, Width: 5.7 in

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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S1; Springer Stone, Open Tracery – This stone was taken from the western window of the bell chamber on the south face of the tower. It formed the base of the windows arch and was carved to complement the quatrefoil tracery design above it. Phase: 2, Classification: Gregory Stone, Height: 21.1 in

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W21; Lower Coping Stone – This stone was removed from the foot of the third crenel on the western side of the parapet. Although slightly weathered its strong features still stand out. Phase: 1, Classification: Bede Stone, Height: 16.5in / 41.9cm, Length: 44.3in / 112.5cm, Width: 13.11in / 33.3cm

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019

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W6a; Upper Coping Stone Third – This stone was cut from the north end of a coping stone removed from the top of the second merlon on the parapet’s western side. Phase: 1, Classification: Hild Stone, Height: 11.4in / 29cm, Length: 15.7in / 40cm, Width: 10.2in / 26cm

Los #: 30

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Datum: 19.10.2019

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W6b; Upper Coping Stone Third – This stone was cut from the middle of the coping stone removed from the top of the second merlon on the parapet’s western side. A distinct black seam can be seen on the sides; this is an original feature of the pre-cut stone. Phase: 1, Classification: Hild Stone

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 19.10.2019