Peterborough cathedral

Explore the history and grandeur of Peterborough Cathedral. Immerse yourself in stunning architecture and intricate details of this iconic landmark in Peterborough.
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Peterborough, city and unitary authority, geographic county of Cambridgeshire, England. At the core of the city and unitary authority is a historic region called the Soke of Peterborough, which encompasses the original town of Peterborough and an area extending west between the Rivers Welland and Nene; the Soke of Peterborough is part of the historic county of Northamptonshire. The city and unitary authority also embrace an area to the east, around Thorney, within the historic county of…

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On the edge of the low-lying Fens, Peterborough is a city commanded by a superlative cathedral. This is one of the few complete examples of 12th-century Romanesque architecture, with a ... Read more

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The Crazy Tourist
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Peterborough, originally known as Medeshamstede, is an ancient settlement and an early centre of Christianity. The Anglo-Saxon period saw the establishment of a 7th century monastery on this site. Probably destroyed by the Vikings, it was subsequently restored as a Benedictine Abbey in the 10th century. This later became Peterborough Cathedral. There are many remains of the abbey in the Cathedral precincts. The Cathedral's architecture is mainly Norman, following a rebuilding in the 12th…

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Nancy Ouellette
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Peterborough Cathedral is one of England's finest buildings, an almost complete Romanesque church on an impressive scale sitting behind one of the most unique and eccentric Gothic facades found anywhere in medieval Europe. The church we see today is little altered since its completion in the 13th century aside from inevitable 19th century restorations and the serious depradations of Civil War damage in the mid 17th century. The bulk of the church is 12th century Norman, retaining even its…

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Grzegorz Budnik