Peterborough Cathedral Peterborough, England 1118-1238
The monastic cathedral of Peterborough features an unusual triple facade, a medieval painted ceiling and the tomb of Catherine of Aragon.
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- 52.572620° N, 0.239639° W
Listed Building Description“The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on June 1, 2012.
819/1/1 PRECINCTS 07-FEB-52 PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PAUL AND ST ANDREW GV I TL 1998 NW 1/1 7.2.52 Rebuilding, after a disastrous fire, commenced in 1118 under Abbot John de Seez. Barnack stone. Nave circa 1150, west end circa 1177. West front and main consecration in 1238. Tower 1315. Porch late Cl4. Windows mainly renewed in C14 and C15. Main restoration by J L Pearson in 1882-6. Specially Important:- Nave ceiling of circa 1220, decorated with lozenge shaped panels containing the figures of kings, queens, saints, monsters etc. continue reading →
- The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.