SO8318 : Gloucester Cathedral west end

taken 13 years ago, near to Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Gloucester Cathedral west end
Gloucester Cathedral west end
The west end of this magnificent cathedral seen from College Green. The first small religious settlement was established here in Saxon times 678-9 by Osric. His sister Kyneburga was the first Abbess. The St Peter's Abbey was consecrated in 1100 and 1420 Abbot Morwent rebuilt the West End. Extensive restoration work took place between 1847 and 1873 under the supervision of F.S. Waller and Gilbert Scott, architects.
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Sunday, 2 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 6 October, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 830 188 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.0509N 2:14.8981W
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