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Carlisle Refectory

Carlisle Refectory

Artist: Buckler, John Chessell

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1811

Shelfmark: Additional MS 36360

Item number: f.203

Length: 25.8

Width: 37

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This refectory, also known as the Fratery, is attached to Carlisle Cathedral. The Cathedral , founded in 1122 as a priory church, is the second smallest in the country. Inside the refectory is a small apartment, ascended by three steps and containing a stone seat, supposed to have been a confessional.

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