Durham Cathedral in the moonlight..
Reblogged from A Medieval Potpourri sparkypus.com
A familiar sight to both medieval royalty and commoners alike our Cathedrals soar above us, centuries old, constant, enduring, and kind of reassuring. There is nothing more thrilling as you approach a cathedral city than the first glimpse of their cathedral appearing on the horizon. So to all that toiled to build these wonders – some of whom would have lost their lives – the architects, artisans, workmen, carpenters, stonemasons, labourers, roofers and any I have forgotten, thank you, bravo, we salute you.
As we draw to the end of the year, and thank God for that, here are some of the best of the stunning photos of the year from the Association of English Cathedrals.
A tantalising glimpse of Norwich Cathedral through an ancient gateway.
Worcester Cathedral at night..
The Pipes of Rochester Cathedral
Canterbury Cathedral…no words needed
Fan vaulting Henry VII’s Lady Chapel Westminster Abbey
Censing Angel – one of four. Westminster Abbey. Described as ‘supreme examples of English medieval art’. From ‘The Glory of Westminster Abbey’.
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