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London 2012 – UK Landmarks: Gloucester Cathedral

“Gloucester Cathedral, or the Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England, stands in the north of the city near the river. It originated in 678 or 679 with the foundation of an abbey dedicated to Saint Peter (dissolved by King Henry VIII)”. – Wikipedia

Photo: A general view of Gloucester Cathedral is seen on March 22, 2012 in Gloucester, England. With only a few months to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic games, Britain's tourist industry is hoping to benefit from the influx of athletes, officials and visitors. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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26 Mar 2012 10:30:00
Cathedral Made From Trees By Giuliano Mauri

Italian artist Guiliano Mauri is the father of this spectacular Cattedrale Vegetale (Tree Cathedral), a unique building created out of rows of real living trees. Located at the foot of Mount Arera on the outskirts of Bergamo in Northern Italy, the cathedral is an ever-changing building that will be fully formed over the course of decades – when the trees outgrow their supporting columns and become a piece of natural architecture.
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02 Mar 2015 15:31:00
Artist painted donkey statues are displayed in the “Caravan” exhibition on August 30, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Twenty five life-size donkeys have been given pride of place in St Paul's Cathedral as part of an interfaith exhibition. They've been painted by Egyptian and Western artists, to show solidarity for the people of Egypt. Photo: Artist painted donkey statues are displayed in the “Caravan” exhibition on August 30, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid)
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01 Sep 2013 09:39:00
Washington National Cathedral Inspected For Earthquake Damage

Katie Francis, a member of the Difficult Access Team from Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, inspects a gargoyle while rapelling down one of the north tower on the west front of the National Cathedral while looking for damage from August's magnitude 5.8 earthquake and high winds from Hurricane Irene October 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. DAT members used cameras, cell phones and iPad computers to record places on the cathedral's west front where damage was apparent. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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18 Oct 2011 08:38:00
Visitors to Salisbury Cathedral stop to look at Sean Henry's sculpture Standing Man

Visitors to Salisbury Cathedral stop to look at Sean Henry's sculpture Standing Man (2007) currently being exhibited in the Cloisters on August 2, 2011 in Salisbury, United Kingdom. The exhibition, “Conflux: A Union of the Sacred and the Anonymous”, features over 20 contemporary sculptures of dramatically different scales occupying vacant plinths and open spaces on both the inside and exterior of the iconic 13th century building. This exhibition brings to the Cathedral the biggest single group of polychrome sculpture since the Reformation and runs until the end of October. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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03 Aug 2011 11:28:00
Protest posters are attached to the walls surrounding the Occupy London camp outside St. Paul's Cathedral

Protest posters are attached to the walls surrounding the “Occupy London” camp outside St. Paul's Cathedral on November 01, 2011 in London, England. The Dean of St. Pauls Cathedral The Very Reverend Graeme Knowles resigned yesterday over the church's handling of the anti-capitalist “Occupy London” demonstration, which continues to occupy the grounds outside the cathedral. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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03 Nov 2011 08:44:00
Artwork Unveiled in St Paul's Cathedral To Support The Poppy Appeal

Artist Ted Harrison makes final adjustments to his artwork created with poppies on the floor of St. Paul's Cathedral on November 10, 2011 in London, England. Mr. Harrison created the work on a 30 foot disc under the main dome of the cathedral with the intention of drawing attention to the 250,000 children worldwide currently under military orders. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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12 Nov 2011 13:44:00
The Newly Cleaned And Extremely Rare Chained Library At Hereford Cathedral

A 12th century manuscript of The Old Testament sits in the Chained Library of Hereford Cathedral after it's annual spring clean on January 24, 2012 in Hereford, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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30 Jan 2012 09:58:00