Friday, 7 September 2012


There are over 100 of these carved figures and faces looking out from the Chapter House walls, women, men, animals both real and imagined. Of all of them the man with the blindfold is the one I always seek out. Why is he wearing it and how did the mason manage to make cold hard stone look so like a piece of cloth?


  1. They are all amazing...there must be stories about them somewhere one can find out more about them.

    On my visit to York I was intrigued by the hidden wooden carved mice by Robert Thompson in the Minster...there is also one on a door in a nearby building. Evidently there used a lot more around town...

  2. I'm sure that there must be a good tale behind that one!

  3. This is wonderful. I just love it.


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