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View from spot where King Harold was slain

View from spot where King Harold was slain

 

This evening, I am focusing on Battle Abbey in East Sussex, England.

Location of this building was dictated by the site of the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066 when William the Conqueror ( from Northern France) defeated the Saxon King Harold and transformed England and its language forever.

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West Front of Winchester Cathedral

West Front of Winchester Cathedral

 

This evening, I am focusing on historic Winchester Cathedral in England. The actual site as a place of christian worship dates back to the 7th century with the current building dating from the 11th century supplemented by changes and embellishments to the structure in succeeding centuries through to the 16th.

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Lincoln Cathedral, England

Lincoln Cathedral, England

  

 This evening, I am focusing on Lincoln Cathedral, a stunning building a history dating back nearly 1000 years. The interior is a wonder to behold, featuring medieval stained glass, a vast nave, medieval stone carvings, tombs and chapels for remembering the dead, peaceful crypt and a Chapter House with special acoustics. As mentioned below, this building has experienced many structural issues and fire damage over the years.

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