Preliminary Bibliography

Addleshaw, Percy. The cathedral church of Exeter :  a description of its fabric and a brief history of the episcopal see. London : G. Bell, 1912.

Allen, J.P. and B. Jupp. "Recent observations in the South Tower of Exeter Cathedral." Proceedings of the Devon Archeological Society,  39, 141-54.

Beacha,. P. ;Local Building Materials and Methods." In P Beacham, P editor. Devon Building: an Introduction to Local Traditions. Exeter, 1990.

Besley, H. Besleys' illustrated handbook of Exeter. The cathedral, institutions, walks, rides, excursions, etc. Exeter, 1899.

Bishop, Herbert Eustace. The building of the cathedral church of St. Peter in Exeter. Exeter : J. G. Commin, 1922.

Britton, John. The History and antiquities of the cathedral church of Wells; illus. by a series of engravings, of views, elevations, sections, and plan, of that edifice. Including biographical anecdotes of the bishops of the see of Bath & Wells. London, F. Rivington, 1847.

Chanter , J.F. The Bishop's Palace, Exeter, and its story. London, 1932.

Drage, Elaine M. Bishop Leofric and the Exeter Cathedral Chapter, 1050-1072 :  a reassessment of the manuscript evidence / BLDSC reference no.: D29189/80./ Leaves 290-303 printed on verso./ Bibliography: leaves 428-452./ Dissertation: Thesis (D.Phil.)--University of Oxford, 1979.

Edmonds, Walter John. Exeter cathedral. London, Isbister, 1897.

Erskin, A.M. translator. The accounts of the fabric of Exeter Cathedral, 1279-1353 / edited and translated with an  introduction by Audrey M. Erskine.
    Part  I 1279-1326 Devon and Cornwall Record Society, vol. 24, 1983
    Part  II 13278-1353 Devon and Cornwall Record Society, vol. 26, 1981

Everett, A.W. and V. Hope. 'The Rebuilding of Exeter Cathedral c 1270-1360. "Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art.  100, 179-80.

Exeter Cathedral : pictures, notes, and a plan. Exeter : James Town send,  1926.

Fairbairns, W. H. Exeter Cathedral / W.H. Fairbairns. London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge ; New York : The Macmillan Co., [1928]

Freeman, Philip. The architectural history of Exeter Cathedral .  Exeter : H.S. Eland, 1873.

Gamble, Henry R. The cathedral church of St. Peter in Exeter preface by the dean and chapter. Exeter, London, J. Townsend, 1928.

Givens, Jean A. "The Fabric accounts of Exeter Cathedral as a record of medieval sculptural practice" Gesta (ISSN:0016-920X) v30 no2 p112-18 1991

Griffiths, Michael,; 1945 Feb.- ; Bidwell, Paul. Cathedral Close excavations : the Exeter City Archaeological Field Unit report / Exeter (Queen St., Exeter, Devon EX4 3RX) : City of Exeter Museums and Art Gallery, 1973.

Hellins, J. 'Notes of the Remains of Saxon Work in Exeter Cathedral." Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society. 1890.

Henderson, C.G. and P.T. Bidwell. "The Saxon Minster at Exeter."  In The Early Church in Western Britain and Ireland. Edited by S.M. Pearce. Oxford BAR British Series, CII. 151, 168-9.

Hewett, John William. A brief history & description of the cathedral church of St. Peter, Exeter ... To which is added A visitor's guide to the churches & principal objects of interest in  Exeter & its neighborhood. Exeter, Pollard: 1863.
Hope, Vyvyan. and Leslie John, Lloyd. Exeter Cathedral;  a short history and description. Exeter, Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral, 1973.

Howard, F.T. "The Building Stones of Ancient Exeter." Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art.  65, 1933, 331-5.

Jones, J. "Ancient Constitution, Disciplines, and Usage of the Cathedral Church of Exeter."  Archeologia. XVIII, 1817, 410.

Kelly, Francis, ed.. Medieval art and architecture at Exeter Cathedral / edited by Francis Kelly.  [London] : British Archaeological Association, 1991.

Knight, Marcus. The pictorial history of Exeter Cathedral. Series: Pitkin pride of Britain books. [London, Pitkin Pictorials, 1972]

Lethaby, W.R. "How Exeter Cathedral was built- I." Architectural Review. XIII, 1903 109-20 (Part II 166-76)

McAleer, J.P. 'The Facade of the Romanesque Cathedral at Exeter." proceedings of the Devonshire Archeological Society.  XLII, 1984. 71-6.

Oliver, George. Lives of the Bishops of Exeter and a history of the Cathedral, with an illustrative appendix Exeter, William Roberts, Broadgate, 1861.

Orme, Nicholas. Exeter Cathedral as it was 1050-1550 / Exeter : Devon, 1986.

---------.  'The Kalendar Brethren of the City of Exeter." Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. CIX, 1977. 153-69.

---------.  'The Medieval Clergy  of Exeter. Cathedral: I, the Vicars Choral and Annuellars, " Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. CXIII, 1981. 79-102.

---------.  'The Medieval Clergy  of Exeter. Cathedral: II,  The Secondaries and Choristers, " Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. 1983. CXV.

---------. The Minor Clergy of Exeter Cathedral, 1300-1548. Exeter, 1980.

---------. Two Bishop Saints of Exeter, James Berkeley and Edmund Lacy." Analecta Bollandiana CIV, 1986. 403-18.

Pevsner, Nickolaus. South Devon. Penguin Buildings of England Series. Harmondsworth, 1952.

Radford, C.A. Raleigh. " The Romanesque Cathedral at Exeter." Report of the Friends of Exeter Cathedral, Annual Report, 30, 1960. 28-36.

Rose-Troup, F. The Consecration of the Norman Minster at Exeter. Exeter, n.d.

Thomas, J. W. The cathedral church of St. Peter in Exeter . St. Ives (Huntingdon), England : Photo Precision Ltd.,1970, 1982.

Thompson, Arthur Huxley. The cathedral church of St. Peter in Exeter :  its history, its mediaeval glass, its treasures, its customs . Exeter : The Cathedral, 1949.

Thurmer, John. ; Court, Alexander Norman. Exeter : cathedral and city . Norwich : Jarrold Colour, 1985. (Guidebook)

Ward, Lock and Company, ltd. Illustrated historical handbook to Exeter Cathedral, with a topographical account of  the city. London, 1889.

Westall, Wilfrid. The life of the cathedral church of Saint Peter in Exeter. Jarrolds, 1960.


Ecles, F.C. 'Repairs at Exeter Cathedral.' Country Life. June 17, 1949, 1442-4.

Carpenter, S. C.  (Spencer Cecil). Exeter Cathedral, 1942 and after / Exeter : J. Townsend. 1947.

Fox, Sir C. 'The cleaning of the image-wall and porches of the West Front." Friends of Exeter Cathedral, Annual Report 21 Exeter, 1955

Lethaby, W.R. "Restoration Work at Exeter Cathedral."  Country Life. 15,.XII. 1906.

Pickard, R. 'Weathering of Exeter's Walls and Buildings " Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. 165, 1933. 332-9.

Southerdon, F. 'Researches of Atmosphere Pollution in Exeter and the Action of Coal Smoke upon the Fabric of Exeter Cathedral." Journal of the Royal Sanitary Institute, 34, 1913. No  9. 402-8.

Worth, Thomas Burnet. Exeter cathedral and its restoration .  Exeter : printed for the Author by W. Pollard, 1878.


Bock, H. "The Exeter Rood Screen."  Architectural Review  130, 1961, pp 313-7.

Brooks, Chris. The great east window of Exeter Cathedral : a glazing history / by Chris Brooks and David Evans. Exeter : University of Exeter, 1988.

Cave, C. J. P.  (Charles John Philip). Medieval carvings in Exeter Cathedral. London, Penguin Books, 1953.

Clarke, Kate M. ; Watkin, H. R. The misericords of Exeter cathedral, Exeter, J.G. Commin, 1920.

Cotton, W. Bosses and Corbels in the Cathedral Church of St. Peter, Exeter. Exeter, 1900.

Gardner-Thorpe, Christopher. Stones unturned : memorials of medical significance in Exeter Cathedral /Exeter : C. Gardner-Thorpe, 2000.

Glasscoe, Marion. ; Swanton, Michael James, ; joint author. Medieval woodwork in Exeter Cathedral . [Exeter] : Exeter Cathedral, 1978.

Grundy, Thirlie. The misericord carver of Exeter Cathedral / Carlisle : Thumbprint,1995.

Henderson, C.G. and S.R. Blaylock. "The East Window."  Exeter Archeology 1985/6 Exeter, 1987.

Hewett, John William. Early wood carving :   twenty examples selected from the misereres in the choir of the Cathedral of S. Peter,  Exeter : printed at the Anastatic Press, Ipswich / Shoreham : Allever Butler, 1849.

Morris, P. 'Exeter Cathedral: a conjectural restoration of the 14th century altar screen." Antiquaries' Journal XXIII, 1943, 122-47 and XXIV, 1944. 10-41.

Orme, N.  'The Medieval Chantries of Exeter  Cathedral " Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries.  XXXIV and XXXV, 1982. 12-21.

-------.  'Sir John Speke and his Chapel in  Exeter  Cathedral " Reports and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. CXVIII, 1986. 25-41.

Prideaux, Edith K. The carvings of musical instruments in Exeter Cathedral Church : a photographic record with notes and additional contemporary examples. Exeter [Eng.] : J. G. Commin, 1915

---------. "Figure Sculpture on the West Front of Exeter Cathedral." Archeological Journal, 69, 1912. 1-35.

---------. Figure Sculpture on the West Front of Exeter Cathedral: A  Complete Photographic Record with Notes. Exeter and London, 1910.

Prideaux, Edith K and G.R. Holt Shafto . The  Bosses and Corbels of Exeter Cathedral Church . Exeter [Eng.] : J. G. Commin, 1915.

Rose-Troup, F. Lost Chapels of Exeter. Exeter, 1923.

Snell, L. The Chantry Certificates for Devon and Exeter. Exeter, 1961.

Swanton, Michael James. The roof-bosses and corbels of Exeter Cathedral . Newton Abbot, Devon : Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral ; printed by Wotton Ltd., 1979.

Tracy, C. 'The Early Fourteenth Century Choir Stalls at Exeter Cathedral." The Burlington Magazine. CXXVIII, 1986. 99-103.

---------, English Gothic Choir Stalls, 1200-1400. Woodbridge, 1987.

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