'Sea of Steps', Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset

'Sea of Steps', Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset
Photograph taken 1948 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: aa66/00136

A view looking up the steps leading to the Chapter House. The steps date from circa 1286, with the upper steps added later in 1459-60. There has been a cathedral on this site since 909 AD; the earliest parts of the present building date from 1176.

Location

Somerset Wells

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

building cathedral religion faith interior step architecture decoration design Medieval (1066 - 1484)