The Building of the Cathedral
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Black and White photograph of two workman working at a quarry, both men are holding pickaxes
Black and White photograph of a group of workmen lifting a stone with rope and a hoist.
Black and White photograph of a workman splitting a stone using wedges and a mallet.
Black and White photograph of three workmen levering a block of stone which has been split with a wedge.
Black and White photograph of three workmen and a fourth man who appears to be a supervisor.
Black and White photograph of four workmen loading stone onto a truck for transportation.
Fleet of trucks, one labelled J. Bysouth Ltd, Masonry Contractors, loaded with stone blocks
Black white photograph of workman standing by a pile of stone block in a building yard with blocks being hoisted onto a lorry in the background.
Black and white photograph of workmen unloading blocks in building yard
Black and white photograph of workmen using diamond saw and frame saw with blocks in foreground
Two black and white photographs showing workmen preparing to drive piles (1) and later foundation stone ceremony held with clergy on small outdoor stage (2)
Black and white photograph mounted to board showing workmen driving pile in front of cross
Black and white photograph showing clergy and Queen Mary assisting driving of final pile
Black and white photograph showing laying of first brick by Mayor of Guildford Alderman H. Gammon, with cross in background
Black and white photograph showing Bishop McMillan performing benediction in front of crowd in the rain whilst and Mayor Gammon looks on.
Black and white photograph showing Bishop McMillan blessing the first brick in front of crowd in the rain whilst (r-l) Maufe, Coe(?) Dove and Mayor Gammon look on.
Black and white photograph showing landscape view of site with construction of cathedral in distance
Colour postcard showing text of the foundation stone and three shields
Black and white photograph showing Provost Southam sitting behind the cathedral coffer in the Playhouse Arcade, Guildford. Fundraising for the cathedral appeal with a town crier holding a sign.
Black and white photograph showing Provost Southam standing on a stage at the cattle market seeking contributions with a hat. Crowd and a bull in foreground.
Two black and white photographs showing Provost Southam sitting behind the cathedral coffer, fundrainsing in a street in Farnham with members of the public (1) and a close up of the same scene with a boy placing money in the coffer (2).
Black and white photograph showing erection of Ganges Cross using winches to lift
Black and white photograph of three builders working on construction of cross
Two black and white photographs of a group of workmen by first pile with cross behind. Photographs are identical except for white border around second. On back of second photograph: The building of Guildford Cathedral Sept. 1936. The Cross marking the site on Stags Hill. The Foundation stone, laid by the Archbishop of Canterbury. July ...