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Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. The main body was completed in only 38 years, from 1220 to 1258. Legend has it that the Bishop of Old Sarum shot an arrow in the direction he would build the cathedral; the arrow hit a deer and the deer finally died in the place where Salisbury Cathedral is now.Salisbury is one of only three English cathedrals to lack a ring of bells, the others being Norwich Cathedral and Ely.

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Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. The main body was completed in only 38 years, from 1220 to 1258. Legend has it that the Bishop of Old Sarum shot an arrow in the direction he would build the cathedral; the arrow hit a deer and the deer finally died in the place where Salisbury Cathedral is now.Salisbury is one of only three English cathedrals to lack a ring of bells, the others being Norwich Cathedral and Ely.

The New Inn, Salisbury, Wiltshire England.  Note: they do not have Salisbury Steak. But I remember liking what I had...whatever it was.

The New Inn, Salisbury, Wiltshire England. Note: they do not have Salisbury Steak. But I remember liking what I had...whatever it was.

An aerial view of Old Sarum, Wiltshire, UK showing the motte and bailey castle and the remains of the Bishop's Palace. The Bishop's seat was transferred to nearby Salisbury in 1219 which gradually led to the decline of the Old Sarum site. When the settlement grew too big they needed to relocate so they decided to fire and arrow and where it landed they would build the new settlement, the arrow hit a deer and where the deer died they built Salisbury Cathedral

An aerial view of Old Sarum, Wiltshire, UK showing the motte and bailey castle and the remains of the Bishop's Palace. The Bishop's seat was transferred to nearby Salisbury in 1219 which gradually led to the decline of the Old Sarum site. When the settlement grew too big they needed to relocate so they decided to fire and arrow and where it landed they would build the new settlement, the arrow hit a deer and where the deer died they built Salisbury Cathedral

ENGLISH GOTHIC: Salisbury Cathedral, begun 1220, uses fan vaulting and complex ribs. British architects were generally less interested in height and paid more attention to surface detailing and intricate stone traceries.

ENGLISH GOTHIC: Salisbury Cathedral, begun 1220, uses fan vaulting and complex ribs. British architects were generally less interested in height and paid more attention to surface detailing and intricate stone traceries.

Across the Pond Salisbury, North Carolina

Charming Salisbury, North Carolina

Across the Pond Salisbury, North Carolina

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks.

There is a 'lost' village in the heart of Salisbury Plain in VisitWiltshire called Imber? During WW2 it was taken over as a military base. These days its a beautiful place to enjoy a walk! c.Mark Cooper

There is a 'lost' village in the heart of Salisbury Plain in VisitWiltshire called Imber? During WW2 it was taken over as a military base. These days its a beautiful place to enjoy a walk! c.Mark Cooper

Old Sarum.  England  Click further in for some interesting info on Ley lines and Salisbury.

Old Sarum. England Click further in for some interesting info on Ley lines and Salisbury.

London views

London views

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury U.K.

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury U.K.