To continue our development of the Ripon Cathedral Renewed project, we need to understand the construction of the aisle walls. https://www.riponcathedral.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/RCR-South-Aisle-wall-proposed-investigation-200317-002.pdf https://www.riponcathedral.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Form-4-Public-notice-of-application-to-FAC-south-aisle-wall-web-version.pdf
Photograph courtesy of Bethany Clarke. Carvings and canopies in our medieval quire have been restored to their former splendour with the completion of the first phase of a £120,000 restoration project. As the scaffolding came down on the north side BBC TV cameras captured the first clear view of the…
Following a trial on the choir stalls in 2019, we are now embarking on a major clean. Whilst the trial included high-tech conservation methods, such as using a laser beam to remove dust (whilst leaving the woodwork untouched), we have opted for the use of more traditional technologies – sturdy…
Ripon Cathedral Renewed
Beginning in February 2020, a team of archaeologists from FAS Heritage will be undertaking targeted investigations in the south churchyard. Permissions have been granted by the Cathedral Fabric Commission for England and Historic England for the work, which is expected to take several months.
We aim to provide information on the archaeology, in terms of depth and levels of preservation. This will allow careful planning for any new building including minimising impact of the cathedral’s rich heritage.
We will keep this page up to date with information as the project unfolds.