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Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire: the south front seen from the graveyard

RIBA5617
NOTES: This Benedictine abbey was consecrated in 1180. The walls and windows of the upper storey of the abbey were remodelled at the beginning of the 14th century. It was dissolved in 1539 and served as the parish church thereafter.

Lincoln Cathedral: the vault of the central crossing tower

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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.

Anglican Cathedral, St James's Mount, Liverpool: the Dulverton Bridge

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Scott, Sir Giles Gilbert (1880-1960)
NOTES: The cathedral was built to a competition-winning design of 1903. It was consecrated in 1924 but only completed in 1978. The first bay of the nave was opened in 1961.

Wells Cathedral, Somerset: the nave and chancel

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NOTES: Construction on the original cathedral began in 1180 and was completed by the Lady Chapel in 1326. The nave was completed in 1220-1229. The scissor-arches (inverted strainer arches) were built c. 1338-1348 to support the tower when the foundations of the two western piers sank into the ground.

St Peter, Little Barrington: the south porch

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NOTES: This Norman doorway arch was completely dismantled, cleaned, and reassembled in 1865.

Manchester Town Hall

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Waterhouse, Alfred (1830-1905)

Victoria Arch, Dundee

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Rochead, John Thomas (1814-1878)

Great Mosque (Mezquita), Cordoba: the forest of columns

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NOTES: This former mosque became a place of Christian worship in 1236 when Cordoba was captured from the Moors by King Ferdinand III of Castile and the cathedral was built inside it largely in the 1520s.
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