Originally 15th century, the splendid chancel ceiling – depicting a sequence of the kings of England – features twice on the history pages of this website: as one of the Top Ten things to see in St Mary’s; and as a landmark on our timeline. Follow the links below to these pages.
A unique tribute to England’s kings
Click on the image to see the ceiling’s entry in our ‘Top Ten’ things to see in St Mary’s.
St Mary’s ‘Ceiling of Kings’ is completed
Click on the image to see the ceiling’s place on St Mary’s timeline.
Blogs about specific kings featured on the ceiling
Instagram posts by our Heritage Learning Officer, Dr Jennie England, providing interpretations of individual panels on the ceiling.
Click on the image to read blogs profiling individual kings on the ceiling.