SE6052 : York Minster

taken 4 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

York Minster
York Minster
The entrance to the south transept.
York Minster
York Minster is a Gothic cathedral and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The Minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-highest office of the Church of England, and is cathedral for the Diocese of York.
The first church on the site was a wooden structure built hurriedly in 627 AD. A stone structure was completed in 637 AD, since which the Church has undergone many refurbishments as well as serious damage including a fire in 1984 which destroyed the roof in the south transept.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
York 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6031 5214 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.7102N 1:4.9366W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6037 5213
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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