RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSeries
Alt Ref NoRuncie/CHAPEL
Extent64 files
TitleRestoration of Lambeth Palace Chapel
Date1976-1992
DescriptionSeries consists of papers relating to the 1987-1988 restoration of Lambeth Palace Chapel, including papers from Lambeth Palace Chapel Restoration Consultation, Planning Group and Chapel Advisory Group; correspondence on fundraising and donations; on use of Crypt as chapel during works; reinstatement of Laudian screen; design and commissioning of cushions, sound, silverware, lighting, altar cloth, vestments, chairs, plaques for provincial stalls; siting of icons; discovery of medieval floor tiles during works; arrangements for services to commemorate completion of restoration; selection of Leonard Rosoman as artist to paint the ceiling; and photographs of various elements of the chapel, before, during and after the restoration process.
ArrangementNumbered folders by subject
AdminHistoryFor background information on Rosoman, including his work on Lambeth Palace chapel, see Tanya Harrod, 'Leonard Rosoman' (Royal Academy of Arts, 2017) [Lambeth Palace Library R6797.R5]
CopiesOne photograph of Archbishop Runcie viewing work on the Chapel published in Library Annual Review 2015 p. 2.

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