Peterborough cathedral

Explore the history and grandeur of Peterborough Cathedral. Immerse yourself in stunning architecture and intricate details of this iconic landmark in Peterborough.
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15 Best Things to Do in Peterborough (Cambridgeshire, England) - The Crazy Tourist

On the edge of the low-lying Fens, Peterborough is a city commanded by a superlative cathedral. This is one of the few complete examples of 12th-century Romanesque architecture, with a ... Read more

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Peterborough | city and unitary authority, England, United Kingdom

Peterborough, city and unitary authority, geographic county of Cambridgeshire, England. At the core of the city and unitary authority is a historic region called the Soke of Peterborough, which encompasses the original town of Peterborough and an area extending west between the Rivers Welland and Nene; the Soke of Peterborough is part of the historic county of Northamptonshire. The city and unitary authority also embrace an area to the east, around Thorney, within the historic county of…

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Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough, originally known as Medeshamstede, is an ancient settlement and an early centre of Christianity. The Anglo-Saxon period saw the establishment of a 7th century monastery on this site. Probably destroyed by the Vikings, it was subsequently restored as a Benedictine Abbey in the 10th century. This later became Peterborough Cathedral. There are many remains of the abbey in the Cathedral precincts. The Cathedral's architecture is mainly Norman, following a rebuilding in the 12th…

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Peterborough, a cathedral city district nestled in the heart of Cambridgeshire, England, charms visitors with its rich history and picturesque landscapes. The city’s crown jewel, Peterborough Cathedral, stands as a magnificent example of Norman architecture in Europe. Adorned with breathtaking medieval artwork and steeped in captivating history, our day spent exploring this gem was truly unforgettable and filled with wonder. Peterborough, England, Cambridgeshire England, Peterborough Cathedral, Norman Architecture, Medieval Artwork, Cathedral City, Crown Jewels, In The Heart

Peterborough

Peterborough, a cathedral city district nestled in the heart of Cambridgeshire, England, charms visitors with its rich history and picturesque landscapes. The city’s crown jewel, Peterborough Cathedral, stands as a magnificent example of Norman architecture in Europe. Adorned with breathtaking medieval artwork and steeped in captivating history, our day spent exploring this gem was truly unforgettable and filled with wonder.

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