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Short URL
gohist.co/s/319046
Names
Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity Winchester Cathedral
Address
9, The Close WinchesterSO23 9LS
Location
Winchester  locality
Hampshire  county
England  country
United Kingdom  country
Europe  continent
Main date(s)
1079-1400
Coordinates
51.060696° N, 1.313210° W
OS Grid Reference
SU 48221 29254
Admission
Adults £6 over 65 and groups of 10+ £4.80 students and unemployed: £3.50
Phone
01962 857200

Listed Building Description

869/6/39 THE CLOSE 24-MAR-50 CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

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THE CLOSE 1. 1833 Cathedral Church of the {Holy} Trinity SU 4829 SW 6/39 24.5.50

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2. Transepts, crypts and part of the nave 1079-l095, by Bishop Walkelyn, tower fell 1107 and rebuilt later. Retrochoir and Lady chapel early C13. Early English. Nave completely remodelled by Bishop Edington (1345-66), and William of Wykeham (1366-l404) with his master-mason William of Wynforde; this involved a Perpendicular recasing of the Norman nave. The Cathedral is built of Isle of Wight stone. Many important furnishings of all periods, particularly the Bishops' chantry chapels. Flying buttresses on the south by Sir T G Jackson 1909-12, as part of his general restoration. The Norman arcade, once the entrance to the Chapter House, which runs from the south transept to the Deanery, is included in the listing.

All listed buildings in The Close form a group.

Listing NGR: SU4814229184

Source: The National Heritage List for England. Reprinted under license.

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