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David Ford, History EditorTours > Winchester Cathedral

Tour the Winchester Cathedral
by David Nash Ford BA, Editor, History on Britannia

Vaulting

The entire nave of Winchester Cathedral was re-vaulted by William of Wykeham when he had this area of the building remodeled< in the late 14th century. The pattern is a highly complicated version of Lierne vaulting and the bosses are well worth close examination (with binoculars!). If you take the Tower Tour around the cathedral rooftops you can actually walk through the roof-space above the vaults!

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