Photos of Salisbury Cathedral

Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
The west front of the cathedral across the green. Here you clearly see the famous spire - the highest in England
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
The west front of the cathedral again
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
The west front of the cathedral
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
Column capital carving
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
The west front
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
The tower and spire from the cloister
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
The cloister walk. The vaulting is relatively simple, with clean, delicate lines
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
Looking up into the nave. The overwhelming impression is one one of great height and spaciousness
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
Lovely 12th century effigy of Roger, Bishop of Salisbury 1107-39, located in the south aisle
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
An early medieval cope chest, for storing ecclesiastical garments
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
Beautifully painted memorial, dated 1622, to 'the truly virtuous and religious Elinor Sadler', a well-to-do citizen of Salisbury
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.
Tomb of William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury, d. 1226. Longespee, the illegitimate son of Henry II, was the first person buried in Salisbury Cathedral

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