The Road Untraveled, an art sculpture by Diane Maclean in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral, England
Salisbury Cathedral – Officially referred to as the Cathedral of Saint Mary, this Anglican cathedral is a beautiful testament to early English architecture and stems deep back into English history. Standing at over 400 ft tall, the cathedral’s spire stands as the tallest in the United Kingdom. The cathedral’s main body was completed in 38 years, from 1220 to 1258.
A framed vantage point to view Wells Cathedral in England
Two ladies having coffee totally oblivious to the beauty of Wells Cathedral in England
Built between 1175 and 1490 Wells Cathedral has been described as “the most poetic of the English Cathedrals.” Set in the medieval heart of England’s smallest city – Wells, it is the earliest English Cathedral to be built in the Gothic style and has an international reputation.
The historic City of Wells is a medieval city with its history going back to Roman times when there was a settlement, probably because of the springs that bubble up here. Wells gets its name from these springs which can today be found in the gardens of the Bishop’s Palace.
Wells is the smallest city in England with about 12,000 inhabitants. It can call itself a city because of the famous 13th century Cathedral.
Duke University Chapel, like many Christian churches and cathedrals, is cruciform, with a nave that measures 291 feet long, 63 feet wide, and 73 feet high. The walls and vaults of the nave and transepts are constructed from Guastavino tile and were sealed in 1976 to increase sound reverberation and enhance the sound of the organ.