West front of Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset

West front of Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset
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The imposing west front of Wells Cathedral seen here from across the Cathedral Close is one of the most important galleries of 13th-century sculpture in northern Europe. It was completed by the addition of two towers in the late 14th to early 15th centuries.

Location

Somerset Wells

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Themes

Tags

building cathedral religion faith architecture decoration design statue tower Medieval (1066 - 1484)