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Hereford cathedral Vaulting

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Hereford cathedral Vaulting
Hereford, Herefordshire, England
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A view of the wonderful late medieval vaulting in Hereford Cathedral. You can get good views of the cathedral from across St Swithuns Street Bridge, just south west of the cathedral grounds.

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