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Cathedral Church of St Mary and Cloisters and Chapter House and Libraries
Cathedral Church of St Mary in Lincoln
Lincoln Cathedral
53.234233° N, 0.536549° W
Minster Yard

Essays on Lincoln Cathedral

  • Listed Building Description

    “The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on December 13, 2012.

    LINCOLN SK9771NE MINSTER YARD 1941-1/9/224 Cathedral Church of St Mary, 08/10/53 cloisters, chapter house and libraries GV I Cathedral church with attached cloisters, chapter house and libraries. Established c1072-1092 by Bishop Remigius. Restored and extended following a fire, 1123-1148, for Bishop Alexander. Remodelled c1180-1200 by Richard the Mason and Geoffrey de Noiers for St Hugh of Avalon. Transepts extended and completed c1230-1235 by Michael "magister operis". Crossing tower rebuilt c1240 by master mason Alexander, and heightened 1307-1311 by Richard of Stow. continue reading →

Blog Posts on Lincoln Cathedral

  • Two of England's Best Cathedrals: Norwich and Lincoln

    Posted September 23, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe

    Yesterday morning in Cambridge, we got up at 6am, David made another great cooked breakfast, and we got on the road by 7am. The 1.5-hour drive was fairly good but there was a lot more traffic than we expected. Our first stop was Norwich. What we saw of the town wasn't very special, but its cathedral is wonderful and…

  • Good Night from Lincoln

    Posted September 22, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe

    View of Lincoln Cathedral from our hotel window Today was a really busy but wonderful day. The weather was warm and beautiful, the drive went smoothly, the two cathedrals we visited were fantastic - and between the two of us, we took 1,350 photos! Whoa. It is about 10pm now and unfortunately I am too tired to even…

  • Three English Cathedrals

    Posted September 15, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford

    Last Tuesday morning David had to be in Leeds for a meeting, which required staying Monday night there. So I decided to take the opportunity to do my own "business trip" that I've long been planning, but with some difficulty given my current lack of a train station - a photographic tour of the cathedrals of…

Bibliography of Lincoln Cathedral

  1. The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.
  2. Official Website of Lincoln Cathedral. Web. Official website.

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October 8, 2013
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