Welcome to The Guardian Wars Series...In forum form
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

Share | 

 Peterborough Cathedral

Go down 

Posts : 72
Join date : 2010-12-26

PostSubject: Peterborough Cathedral   Sat 01 Jan 2011, 12:54 am

Peterborough Cathedral, properly the Cathedral Church of St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew – also known as Saint Peter's Cathedral[1] – the seat of the Bishop of Peterborough, England, and is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, whose statues look down from the three high gables of the famous West Front. Founded in the Anglo-Saxon period, the architecture is mainly Norman, following a rebuilding in the 12th century. With Durham and Ely Cathedrals, it is one of the most important 12th century buildings in England to have remained largely intact, despite extensions and restoration.
Peterborough Cathedral is known for its imposing Early English Gothic West Front (façade) which, with its three enormous arches, is without architectural precedent and with no direct successor. The appearance is slightly asymmetrical, as one of the two towers that rise from behind the façade was never completed, but this is only visible from a distance, while the effect of the West Front upon entering the Cathedral Close is overwhelming.

Back to top Go down
View user profile
Peterborough Cathedral
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» Operation Cathedral and The Wonderland Club
» Occupy London evicted from St. Pauls Cathedral
» Happy Weeks - Thỏa sức yêu cầu lần 2
» Peterborough related items (93rd or 57th rangers related)

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Guardian Wars :: Regitsration :: Moves-
Jump to: