SU1429 : The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Salisbury

taken 1 year ago, near to Salisbury, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Salisbury
The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Salisbury
Salisbury's magnificent grade I-listed cathedral, with its tall spire, bathed in the late-evening sunlight.
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
Friday, 14 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 142 295 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.8958N 1:47.8640W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 143 296
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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