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Guesten Hall, Worcester Priory

Guesten Hall, Worcester Priory

Artist: Blore, Edward

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1850

Shelfmark: Additional MS 42017

Item number: f.64

Length: 25

Width: 17.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This timber-roofed hall was built in the 1330s as the guest-hall at the Priory attached to Worcester Cathedral. A few years after Blore visited here, the hall was pulled down. Fortunately, the exquisitely carved roof was removed and preserved and is today housed in a local museum.

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