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March 5, 2012

Norwich Cathedral Norfolk

Filed under: England,United Kingdom — Tags: , — needahand @ 5:41 pm

Norwich Cathedral Norfolk: Norwich Cathedral is a cathedral of England located in the county of Norfolk. It was begun in 1096 , the clerestory of the choir was rebuilt in the Early English Gothic style of the sixteenth  century and the Perpendicular style arches were added in the fifteenth  century and beginning of the sixteenth  century. Built with stone from Caen , the mighty Romanesque tower and spire of the fifteenth century as are the low nave and flying buttresses of the apse. The vault tiercerons walers and gives lightness to the whole Romanesque nave. The door with its carved representations of Christ with a bishop, a monk and angels, is one of the most beautiful doorways of the early Decorated style. The cloister, whose elevation is unique on two levels, was rebuilt between 1297 and 1430 and have great vaults with, four hundred keystones depicting the Good, Evil, lives of Christ, Mary and the Saints. The cathedral in Norwich is located at 62 The Close, City Centre, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4EH.

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