Thursday, March 16, 2017

UK ~ Winchester Cathedral - Hampshire ~

... Beautiful view of the cathedral’s imposing west front, with its great 14th-century triple porch and Gothic window... the city’s most prominent landmark... the history of this important structure is more than 1300 years long... the cathedral is famous as the grave of Jane Austen, the famous English author and inventor of Mr Darcy... also known for the 12th century bible in the library... currently being restored with a budget of £20.5million (⊙.◎ ).... with nice matching stamp... Big Thanks once more Andrene!! 乂❤‿❤乂 (I'm so glad it arrived after travelling for a monthツ... dated 16-02-17)
Photo: Bob Croxford
"The Cathedral at Winchester has played an important role in the city since the foundations were laid in 1079."

Winchester Cathedral a Church of England cathedral in Winchester, Hampshire. It is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe.

It is an outstanding example of all the main phases of English church architecture from the 11th century until the early 16th century, when much of today’s building was complete. It’s been a place of worship ever since.


Universal Mail UK postage stamps

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