Looking at Buildings

, printed from the Looking at Buildings website on Wednesday 26th February 2020

Colour

knappedGlossary Term [1] flint for decorative exterior effect was a technique which was developed from the 14th century in the wealthy area of East Anglia, where there was a lack of good quality freestoneGlossary Term [2] for carving.

Hereford Cathedral, Audley Chapel

Only fragmentary evidence remains to show that both sculpture as well as flat surfaces were often enhanced by colour.

Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009