Chichester Cathedral Chichester, England 1076-1108
Chichester Cathedral in West Sussex has been described as "the most typical English cathedral." It has Norman arcades in the nave and choir along with much Early English Gothic architecture.
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- Chichester CathedralThe Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity and Cloisters
- 50.836205° N, 0.780705° W
- West St.PO19 1RP
- (01243) 782595
Listed Building Description“The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on June 1, 2012.
CHICHESTER 593/3/265 THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINI 05-JUL-50 TY AND CLOISTERS I Mainly the work of Bishop Ralph de Luffa (pillars and arches of the nave and choir) 1091-1123. Retro-choir 1199, aisles 1223-1244. Lady chapel 1288-1305. Tower and spire, originally C13 and C15 respectively, rebuilt after fall in 1861 by Sir Gilbert Scott and Slater. Cloisters C15. (Restoration 1840-60 by R C Carpenter and J Butler. 1901 - north-west tower replaced by J L Pearson). Listing NGR: SU8594204787. continue reading →
Overviewby Holly Hayes
June 13, 2011
For 900 years Chichester Cathedral has stood at the heart of Chichester. Each generation has left its mark on the Cathedral, so this magnificent building has unique architecture ranging from original Norman features to the towering Victorian Spire and newly restored Lady Chapel. The Cathedral is both ancient and modern, where original medieval features exist alongside world famous 20th century artworks. Chichester Cathedral is especially famous for its art, and houses a fascinating collection of paintings, tapestries, sculptures and stained glass. continue reading →
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