SU1429 : Salisbury Cathedral

taken 8 months ago, near to Salisbury, Wiltshire, Great Britain

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Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral
At just over 400 feet, the elegant spire of Salisbury Cathedral is the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom and can easily be spotted from a distance as in this photograph taken from outside the ring road.
Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture.The main body was completed in only 38 years, from 1220 to 1258.

The cathedral has the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom (123m/404 ft). The cathedral also has the largest cloister and the largest cathedral close in Britain (80 acres (320,000 m2)). The Cathedral contains the world's oldest working clock (from AD 1386) and has the best surviving of the four original copies of Magna Carta Although commonly known as Salisbury Cathedral, the official name is the Cathedral of Saint Mary. LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 19 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 143 295 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.8957N 1:47.7955W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 149 297
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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