Details Of One On The Many Floor Tile Patterns St Davids Cathedral Is Situated I ...
Stockphoto ID: 1220473
File name: StDavids_0264bw-01_m.jpg
Format: digital, 3000+ pixels longest side
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Details of one on the many floor tile patterns St Davids Cathedral is situated in the tiny city of St Davids in Pembrokeshire , Wales It is the seat of the Bishop of St Davids Dedicated to Saint Andrew and Saint David , it is one of the earliest British cathedrals , the first Norman church having been begun in about 1115 Unlike most other medieval cathedrals , its origins are still very plain in its outward appearance Work continued on the cathedral over several centuries The square central tower , which collapsed in 1220 , was soon rebuilt The Lady Chapel was constructed between 1328 and 1347 , and the upper portions of the nave and second stage of the tower date from the 15th century A remodelling of the ageing west front was commissioned in the late 18th century from the Welsh architect , John Nash Most of the stone used in the building of the cathedral was quarried locally UK Europe
This image is copyright protected. There is a fee for any use. This website is not a source of free images.