18th Century Ironwork of Amiens Cathedral

Ironwork in churches has always struck me as something of an unsung hero. Properly executed, it can turn a large space into a series of more intimate venues, adding additional beauty and layering (if you want to call it that) to a church, chapel or cathedral.  One particular manifestation of ecclesiastical ironwork that has always impressed me is that of Amiens Cathedral.  Here are just a few quick samples.

Iron work of one of the many side chapels. (Source)
From the choir looking back toward the nave
From the nave, looking toward the choir and high altar
A side chapel
Another view from the nave toward the high altar
Same as above,  but the wider angle gives a slightly better view of it.
A side chapel

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