There are times when I don’t know quite what I want to draw and I just start to doodle a map – letting the pens and the back of my mind wander around the page creating stuff. Of late it seems that my pens and that quiet part of my brain have a thing for crypts and tombs.
Here we have a set of crypts associated with two different churches. In total there are three entrances to these catacombs from the surface – the upper two both linking directly to churches which use the catacombs to bury their dead, and the upper-right stairwell leading into the rectory of the closer church.
While the left hand set of catacombs is rougher and is used exclusively for the burial of the deceased, the structures in the right-side catacombs are much better maintained and involve a lot of heavy masonry…
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