Salisbury Cathedral

Anne Staub

Joined November 2007

Artist's Description

Salisbury Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral located in Salisbury, England. The main body was completed in only 38 years and is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture.

The cathedral has the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom (123m/404ft). Visitors can take the “Tower Tour” where the interior of the hollow spire, with its ancient wood scaffolding, can be viewed. The cathedral also has the largest cloister and the largest cathedral close in Britain (80 acres). The Cathedral contains the world’s oldest working clock (from AD 1386) and has one of the four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta (all four original copies are in Britain). Although commonly known as Salisbury Cathedral, the official name is the Cathedral of Saint Mary. In 2008, the Cathedral is celebrating the 750th anniversary of its consecration in 1258.

All photographs and artworks in this portfolio are copyrighted and owned by the photographer, Anne Staub. Any reproduction, modification, publication, transmission, transfer, or exploitation of any of the content, for personal or commercial use, whether in whole or in part, without written permission from myself is prohibited. All rights reserved.

Artwork Comments

  • Anne Staub
  • Richard Ion
  • Sensiworld
  • Glen Allen
  • Chris Cohen
  • George Swann
  • Anne Staub
  • Joanne  Bradley
  • JudyBJ
  • Mar Silva
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