Lincoln Cathedral by Paul Thompson Photography

Lincoln Cathedral shares with Durham the most spectacular placing of any of the British cathedrals. It can be seen from approximately 20 miles in certain directions.

The Cathedral was built mainly in three periods: Norman (1075-1092), Early English (1191-1250 then 1256-1300) and then alterations and additions in 14th & 15th Centuries. In the late 17th Century the Wren Library was built and the cloister walk restored. Various other works and restorations have been carried out ever since.

The Cathedral is 482 ft long and the crossing tower is 271 ft high. The chancel vault is 74 ft high and the nave 82 ft. The majority of stone used in the construction is local Oolitic limestone.

The main visitors entrance is by the south door in the west front and as you enter the Cathedral shop is on your extreme right. Sometimes you may find the Nave full of chairs in rows but very often it is completely empty and is quite breath taking. Do come and enjoy a visit!

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  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 6 years ago

    excellent work paul

  • Thank you Kathy

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökalmost 6 years ago

    Wow…what a brilliant image, Paul!

  • Cheers mate

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • funkybunch
    funkybunchalmost 6 years ago

    great image

  • thank you Mark

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  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrarialmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful place and wonderful wide shot Paul!

  • Thanks so much Vicki

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanalmost 6 years ago

    Great shot of Lincoln, I must try and get back there some time!

  • Thanks alot Shaun

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • Phototone
    Phototonealmost 6 years ago

    Stunning shot Paul.

  • Thanks alot Tony

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • ludek
    ludekalmost 6 years ago

    Excellent shot!! I like the colours.

  • Thanks alot ludek

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchalmost 6 years ago

    What beautiful color and a lovely scene!!

  • Thanks alot Laurie

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • KOC90
    KOC90almost 6 years ago

    living in Lincoln i see this view almost every day.. but i dont think ive ever seen it as beautifully caputured as this! love the colours x

  • Thanks alot Kirsty

    – Paul Thompson Photography

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyalmost 6 years ago

    It is a beautiful image Paul!

  • Thank you Sharon

    – Paul Thompson Photography

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