SJ3589 : Lady Chapel, Triptych Detail

taken 4 years ago, near to Liverpool, Great Britain

Lady Chapel, Triptych Detail
Lady Chapel, Triptych Detail
The beautiful altar triptych, in the Lady Chapel, is decorated with delicate gilt filigree.

See also SJ3589 : Lady Chapel, Altar and Triptych
Anglican Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral is the Church of England Cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James's Mount. The total external length of the building, including the Lady Chapel is 207 yards (189 metres) making it the longest cathedral in the world*.

Built to a design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, mainly of local sandstone quarried from the South Liverpool suburb of Woolton, the first part of the building to be completed, the Lady Chapel, was consecrated in 1910. Following delays caused by the First World War, the main body of the Cathedral was consecrated in the presence of King George V and Queen Mary in 1924. The central tower and west transepts were added 1924-42. Further work was hampered by World War II, during which the cathedral received heavy bomb damage. Scott produced his plans for the nave in 1942, but work on it did not begin until 1948 and it wasnít completed until after his death. The completion of the building was marked by a service of thanksgiving and dedication in October 1978, attended by Queen Elizabeth II. It is a grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 359401 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

*The only church building to exceed it in length is St. Peterís Basilica in Rome, which however is not a cathedral.
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Date Taken
Monday, 20 July, 2015   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 25 July, 2015
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Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 353 893 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.7933N 2:58.4051W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 353 893
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