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Bangor

Bangor

Bangor is a relatively small town in North Wales with a population as small as nearly 20,000 people. A relatively large proportion of the population are students, with one third of them are studying in the city...

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Bristol

Bristol

Bristol is the largest city in England and the eighth is located near the River Avon in the border districts of Bath and North East Somerset Drive, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, South West of England...

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Dundee

Dundee

Dundee is located in eastern Scotland. Had an estimated population of 145,463 in 2001 and its population density was 2,424 inhabitants per km ², which is relatively high. It has a total area of 60 kms and is ranked ...

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Lisburn

Lisburn

Lisburn is located in the county of Northern Ireland from County Antrim, located in the eastern part of Northern Ireland. Its name in Irish Lios na gCearrbhac. It has a population of about 110,000 and a population...

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Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury-Cathedral

 

History of Salisbury Cathedral begins two miles from Old Sarum, a fortified plateau, where the Norman cathedral built in the Bishop of St. Osmund's vision in 1075 was impressive, but the place turned out to be a constant headache because of unfavorable climatic conditions and adequate water. Finally, in 1217, Bishop Richard Poore wrote to the Pope permission to leave the place for a better location two miles away, at the confluence of two rivers. The request was granted and the clergy moved to new headquarters in 1219. The construction of Salisbury Cathedral began in early English Gothic style in 1220. The work was completed quickly, resulting in a unity of architecture rarely seen in England. Even after the Bishop Poore moved to Durham, manufacturers in accordance with the original design to completion. In accordance with common practice, construction began on the east end and worked in the west.

 

Chapel of the Holy Trinity and All Saints was completed in 1225, after which the tomb was moved there in St. Osmund Old Sarum. Then came the choir, transepts and nave, which are integrated in 1258, when the cathedral was consecrated. To develop the eastern front was completed in 1255, the monastery in 1270 and the Century House 1284 The only significant element is added later, was a famous tower, which was involved in 1310-33. But the format is complete and the cathedral is made of the same stone, mined 12 miles away from Chilmark. Spire was a bold addition to force structure on the transport of dangerous amounts of weight (6500 tons tower). Only a series of pillars, arches and iron reinforcements have maintained ties in the autumn over the centuries. The harmony of rare Salisbury Cathedral was damaged by the architect James Wyatt in 1789-1792, including the "restoration" includes the removal of the grille of the choir of the 13th century altar, stained glass and steeple individual, and the reorganization of the monuments the lines of craft. Another restoration by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1859 tried to put some of them together again.