The largest Gothic cathedral north of the Alps, York Minster has breathtaking proportions - its largest stained glass window is the size of a tennis court.

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York Minster

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SE 60323 52180
0844 939 0011

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Listed Building Description of York Minster


SE6052SW MINSTER YARD 1112-1/27/1 Cathedral Church of St Peter, York 14/06/54 Minster


Cathedral and Chapter House. Transepts 1220-1255; aisled nave 1291-1360, Chapter House 1275-90. Lady Chapel 1361-71; Choir and integral transepts c1380-1418; east end 1360-c1408; Zouche Chapel and Vestry late C14. West front and towers c1290-c1470; crossing tower 1410-70; Library 1418-20; Choir screen c1460. Rededication 3 July 1472. Floor paved to designs of Lord Burlington 1730-6. Chapter House vault renewed in plaster by John Carr 1798... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for York Minster

  1. Official Website of York Minster Official website.
  2. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
York Minster - North Yorkshire, England