Photos of Salisbury

Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Salisbury Cathedral. The views approaching the cathedral have been voted in a recent poll as the most iconic sight in England
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Half timbered shop on the High Street, mixing old with new
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
The Clock Tower stands beside the River Avon
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
The peaceful river Avon meanders through Salisbury, and there are enjoyable footpaths along the river banks
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
High Street Gate leads from the city centre into the Cathedral Close. Built in 1327, it housed a gaol over the arch.
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
The Matron's College, constructed in 1682 as a home for 10 widows of clergy. This is located just inside the Cathedral Close
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Mompesson House, an elegant Georgian town house and National Trust property located in the Cathedral Close
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Old Sarum castle, sited within Iron Age earthworks just north of the city
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Wren Hall, a lovely Georgian house on the Cathedral Green, built in 1714
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
The Wardrobe Regimental Museum, in the Cathedral Close. The building was originally a 13th century canonry to the cathedral
Photo of historic Salisbury, Wiltshire.
The King's House, in the Cathedral Close, first constructed by Herman, Bishop of Salisbury in 1075.. The building now houses the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum

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All images are © David Ross

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Salisbury visitor information
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