ST5545 : Wells Cathedral

near to Wells, Somerset, Great Britain

Wells Cathedral
Wells Cathedral
"Begun between 1183 and 1192, the construction of Wells Cathedral was completed in 1260 with the nave, the north porch and the west front. It has strongly marked English characteristics, such as the stress on horizontal lines. From this point of view, the west front is typical: it unfolds impressively in width, punctuated by six buttresses which are obscured in the luxurious sculpture."

John Julius Norwich. The World Atlas of Architecture. p220.
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2002
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 April, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 March, 2005
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5508 4586 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6101N 2:38.6663W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5501 4584
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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