TL4458 : Fan vaulting in King's College Chapel

taken 5 years ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Fan vaulting in King's College Chapel
Fan vaulting in King's College Chapel
Even to the 21st century visitor the interior of King's College Chapel is breathtaking, one can only imagine what a visitor in the 16th century would make of it. The chapel is one of the finest examples of English Perpendicular Gothic architecture; building began during the reign of Henry VI in 1446, work was interrupted by the Wars of the Roses, but recommenced during the reign of the Tutor King Henry VII, and was completed in 1515 in the reign of his son, King Henry VIII. The chapel has the largest fan vault ceiling in the world.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Chapel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4473 5839 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.2843N 0:6.9917E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4471 5838
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Kings College Chapel  Gothic Architecture  English Gothic  Chapel 

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