The new outer and inner walls were not entirely parallel (fig. 79), becoming closer together to the north (where the pitch of this roof may therefore have been steeper).

Fig. 79: Tapering walls ©MOLA258

Whatever the final shape of the new phase, it is clear it was not as regular as appears to be depicted by Norden in his panoramic view of 1600,  Civitas Londini (see fig. 91 [5.8.5]).

[258] Bowsher and Miller, The Rose and the Globe, 125.