Thursday, November 25, 2010

Canterbury Cathedral #5 ...

... Bell Harry tower which dates between 1493 and 1503 and is
an early example of a brick built structure (faced with stone) ...
source: english-heritage.org.uk 
... It is named for a bell donated by Priory Henry of Eastry ... 
source: britainexpress.com
  
... Son of Man (1988) - Standing Christ ...
... sculpture in Canterbury cathedral precinct by David McFall ...
by davidmcfall.co.uk - official site
... after all, I have depicted the Nazarene
who was Christ on earth in our midst ...
  
... an impressive plane tree, with an enormous trunk 
and is reputed to be more than 200 years old ...
... we have many fine trees within the precincts including 
what is considered to be one of the oldest mulberry trees
in the country. As this is in the Archdeacon's garden it can only
be viewed on the open days or during an organised garden tour ...
source: canterbury-cathedral.org
  
Canterbury Cathedral ...
by en.wikipedia.org
... is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures
in England and forms part of a World Heritage Site ...
  

    Canterbury  ... 
 by en.wikipedia.org
 ... originally a Brythonic settlement, it was renamed Durovernum 
Cantiacorum by the Roman conquerors in the 1st century AD.
After it became the chief Jutish settlement, it gained 
its English name Canterbury, itself derived from the Old English
Cantwareburh ("Kent people's stronghold") ...

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