Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church (Canterbury Cathedral 496-001) - Canterbury, Kent, England, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 51° 16.771 E 001° 04.890
31U E 366195 N 5682657
Quick Description: The current Canterbury Cathedral began construction in 1070, but the site can be traced back to 597.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/7/2008 7:36:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM450J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
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Long Description:
The history of Canterbury Cathedral is long and deep. Construction of the current building began in 1070 and has suffered damage from decay and wars, but also has been rebuilt and add upon over the centuries to the beautiful piece of architure you see today.

It was added as a World Heritage Site in 1988 as a Christian Monument because "the beauty of its architecture is enhanced by a set of exceptional stained glass windows which constitute the richest collection in the United Kingdom."
Type: Monument

Reference number: 496-001

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