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Southwark Cathedral, London, by Steve Thompson. (or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie) lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge, it is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, and it has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,000 years. Built in 1106


The flooded crypt at Winchester Cathedral, England.This low-vaulted stone crypt, which floods in rainy months, dates from the 11th century, the earliest phase of building the Cathedral, shown here with Antony Gormley’s life-size sculpture of a solitary man, Sound II, seen from a distance, between the massive vaults and their reflections. Photo by John Crook

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~ Vicar's Close in Wells, Somerset, claims to be the oldest purely residential street with original buildings all surviving intact in Europe.


The Quire in St Paul's Cathedral, London The Quire is where the choir and clergy sit and was the first part of St Paul's to be built and consecrated