The main entrance of Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England. The present building dates back to 1083, and cathedral status was granted in 1109.

The main entrance of Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England. The present building dates back to and cathedral status was granted in

Ely Cathedral,

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Ely Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Indivisible Trinity of Ely is the main church of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.

Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England ~ 11th century Norman stone architecture

"Ship of the Fens," Ely Cathedral, Octagon Tower, Cambridgeshire ~ c Norman stone architecture

Ely Cathedral was built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward the Wake. Ely Cathedral  is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape

Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire built by William the Conqueror . It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape

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Glorious Roof at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire.The Cathedral started as a monastery in AD 673 founded by St Etheldreda.

Ely Cathedral - Cambridgeshire, England

Ely---Visited this English cathedral town each time I visited Amy & family. We purchased our wall unit from there in One of our favorite antique stores was located there. Ely's beautiful Cathedral dates back to 1066 and dominated the town.

Octagon of Ely Cathedral, with the beautiful Octogon built to replace a romanesque tower which fell down. ely-cathedral-octagon.jpg (575×498)

The unique and beautiful Octagon 'Lantern Tower' in Ely Cathedral. Romanesque Gothic years built Lantern Tower is 74 ft. wide and 52 170 ft.

The Lantern viewed from the octagon with the nave ceiling in the background in Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England. fiveminutehistory.com/MedievalCathedrals David Iliff.

The Lantern viewed from the octagon with the nave ceiling in the background in Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England.

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Ely Cathedral - The ceiling of the nave and lantern, viewed from the Octagon looking west.

Ely Cathedral, England

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Ely Cathedral - I was fortunate enough to get to see this in person as a junior in high school. I can't wait to go back!

Medieval Wonders -Ely Cathedral (in full The Cathedral Church of the Holy & Undivided Trinity of Ely) in Cambridgeshire, England from

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