SZ6399 : Portsmouth Cathedral

taken 6 years ago, near to Portsmouth, Great Britain

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Portsmouth Cathedral
Portsmouth Cathedral
Around the year 1180 Jean de Gisors, a wealthy Norman merchant and Lord of the Manor of Titchfield, gave land in his new town of Portsmouth to the Augustinian canons of Southwick Priory so that they could build a chapel "to the glorious honour of the martyr Thomas of Canterbury, one time Archbishop, on (my) land which is called Sudewede, the island of Portsea". From humble beginnings, this chapel was to become in turn a parish church in the 14th century and a cathedral in the 20th century.
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SZ6399, 1272 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites  City, Town centre 
County (from Tags)
Hampshire 
Place (from Tags)
Portsmouth  Portsmouth Cathedral 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6320 9935 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.4169N 1:6.2848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 63163 99298
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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