Lincoln Cathedral: the west front seen from the southwest
|Artist/Photographer||Buckler, John Chessell (1793-1894)|
|Library Reference||EW E.e.73|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Towers ; Cathedrals ; Gothic: Vertical Emphasis|
SOURCE: John Chessell Buckler, Views of the cathedral churches of England and Wales (London, 1822), pl.  NOTES: NOTES: The building of the cathedral comprised three main periods; from 1072-1092; 1191 to c. 1250; and 1256 to c. 1300, with some alterations and additions to the towers in the 14th and 15th centuries. The west front incoporates the surviving part of the first Romanesque cathedral dating from 1072. The original Norman tower was heightened between c. 1370 and 1400.
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