Interesting Items

Here you will find a growing collection of items which have proved interesting in the Library and Archives.


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The Gloucester Candlestick
Returns home to Gloucester Cathedral after 800 years
Open The Gloucester Candlestick

The Cathedral during the Second World War
Some glimpses of the Cathedral in the Second World War taken from the notes for Chapter Meetings prepared by Colonel Waller, the Cathedral Architect.
Open The Cathedral during the Second World War

An Interregnum Christmas
Did the “Puritans” really abolish Christmas, alongside Episcopacy, the Common Prayer Book, Maypoles, stage plays and other popular pastimes?
Open An Interregnum Christmas

Star gazing in the Library
Discovery of an astrologer's handbook in our Library
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Salmon's Druggist Opened
A fascinating 17th Century medical text book

Babylon before its fall
A plan of the area known as Babylon in the Cathedral Precincts dated c.1830
Open Babylon before its fall

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