After last week’s exploration of the cathedral, we’re back to secular Chartres for the next instalment. However, to ease us back in to less spiritual matters here are a couple of images of doors from the immediate environs of the Cathedral.
These doors are in the gardens immediately surrounding the cathedral itself. I suspect it’s where they keep the lawnmower.
This building houses one of the administrative offices of the cathedral:
And, inevitably, there’s the souvenir shop…
Speaking of shops:
One practical problem for the door-hunter in Chartres is that the street are narrow, even before taking into account the cars that are parked all along them, so it’s not always possible to get a ‘head-on’ view…
…although we do our best.
Thursday Doors 20 April 2017