York Minster, York, York

York Minster, York, York
Photograph taken 1989 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: bb90/05963

York Minster floodlit at night. The south transept was constructed in circa 1225-45. It provided a splendid major entrance and a convenient assembly point for pilgrims to St William's shrine. (The saint was canonised in 1227).

Location

York York

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

1980s (1980 - 1989) cathedral minster church religion faith architecture building night medieval (1066 - 1484)