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Norman architecture

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Romanesque architecture | History, Characteristics, & Facts

Romanesque architecture was current in Europe from the mid-11th century to the advent of Gothic architecture. It was the product of monastic expansion: larger churches were needed to accommodate numerous monks and priests, as well as the pilgrims who came to view saints’ relics.

Durham Castle and Cathedral Durham Cathedral was built in the late 11th and early 12th centuries to house the relics of St Cuthbert (evangelizer of Northumbria) and the Venerable Bede. It attests to the importance of the early Benedictine monastic community and is the largest and finest example of Norman architecture in England. The innovative audacity of its vaulting foreshadowed Gothic architecture. Behind the cathedral stands the castle, an ancient Norman fortress which was the residence of t

Durham Castle and Cathedral Durham Cathedral was built in the late 11th and early 12th centuries to house the relics of St Cuthbert (evangelizer of Northumbria) and the Venerable Bede. It attests to the importance of the early Benedictine monastic community and is the largest and finest example of Norman architecture in England. The innovative audacity of its vaulting foreshadowed Gothic architecture. Behind the cathedral stands the castle, an ancient Norman fortress which was the residence…

The historic Rochester Castle in Kent, England is one of the oldest and best preserved examples of Norman architecture in the UK. #castles #rochester #uk #england #architecture #history

The historic Rochester Castle in Kent, England is one of the oldest and best preserved examples of Norman architecture in the UK. #castles #rochester #uk #england #architecture #history

St. Mary the Virgin, Iffley constructed in 1170

Constructed in 1170, this church is one of the finest examples of Romanesque (Norman) architecture in England. www.sacred-destinations.com/england/oxford-iffley-church

Hens In The City: Durham

A charming destination steeped in heritage with cobbled streets, Durham certainly offers hens something more quaint and compact than neighbouring cities.

NORMAN architecture - Nave vaults, Durham Cathedral, England (begun 1093 and largely completed within 40 years) #architecture #cathedral (NB: at the end is the Quire - Original east end was replaced by this Gothic choir, 1242-c. 1280. Vault height about 73'.)

NORMAN architecture - Nave vaults, Durham Cathedral, England (begun 1093 and largely completed within 40 years) #architecture #cathedral (NB: at the end is the Quire - Original east end was replaced by this Gothic choir, 1242-c. 1280. Vault height about 73'.)