Restored Rose Window Tracery, Lincoln Cathedral The exterior of the ancient 'Dean's Eye' rose window in the north transept, following the recent replacement of the elaborate stone tracery. Keywords: Lincoln Cathedral, rose window, medieval glass, stone tracery. 1 History Lincoln Cathedral had a chequered history before being rebuilt in Gothic style from 1192. Rose Window, Lincoln Cathedral (3610847477).jpg. In England, the use of the rose window was commonly confined to the transepts although roses of great span were constructed in the west front of Byland Abbey and in the east front of Old St. Paul's Cathedral in London. The Dean’s Eye rose window is located in the North gable wall of the Great North West Transept and was constructed as part of this reconstruction in 1220. Other resolutions: 158 × 240 pixels | 316 × 480 pixels | 396 × 600 pixels | 1,013 × 1,536 pixels. Rose window, also called wheel window, in Gothic architecture, decorated circular window, often glazed with stained glass.Scattered examples of decorated circular windows existed in the Romanesque period (Santa Maria in Pomposa, Italy, 10th century).Only toward the middle of the 12th century, however, did the idea appear of making a rich decorative motif out of a round window. The other is referred to … Stained glass windows in Lincoln Cathedral 07 East Window.jpg 2,892 × 4,491; 5.38 MB Stained glass windows in Lincoln Cathedral 07.jpg 3,672 × 4,896; 6.8 MB Uriel stained glass, Airmen's chapel, Lincoln Cathedral.jpg 1,246 × 2,028; 994 KB There are two large stained glass rose windows. One of the most prominent features of Lincoln Cathedral dating back to the construction period which started in 1192 is referred to as the “Dean’s Eye,” which was completed in the year 1235. Lincoln Cathedral Dean's Eye Window A very significant restoration project which saw the medieval rose window - one of the few remaining originals to remain in Europe - conserved with the employment of the latest technical knowledge and matched with first class craftsmanship. Medieval rose windows occur at the cathedrals of York, Lincoln… The north and South Transepts of Lincoln Cathedral each feature huge rose windows, which are a highly uncommon feature among medieval architecture in England. The magnificent 13th century Rose Window at the North Transept may be more correctly known as a Wind Rose or Compass Rose. Jump to navigation Jump to search. File; File history; File usage on Commons; Metadata; Size of this preview: 395 × 599 pixels. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. On the north side of the cathedral there is the “Dean's Eye” which survives from the original structure of the building.