Somerset - JoeDanielPrice

Vicars Close, Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset, England - Vicars Close, is said to be the oldest purely residential street with original buildings surviving intact in Europe. The Close is about 460 feet, and tapered by 10 feet to make it look longer when viewed from the main entrance nearest the cathedral. The cathedral itself is Anglican, built between 1175 and 1490, replacing an earlier church built on the same site in 705 AD. It is considered to be the first truly Gothic structure in Europe. Interestingly the baptismal font predates the cathedral by more than 400 years!

Vicars Close, Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset, England - Vicars Close, is said to be the oldest purely residential street with original buildings surviving intact in Europe. The Close is about 460 feet, and tapered by 10 feet to make it look longer when viewed from the main entrance nearest the cathedral. The cathedral itself is Anglican, built between 1175 and 1490, replacing an earlier church built on the same site in 705 AD. It is considered to be the first truly Gothic structure in Europe. Interestingly the baptismal font predates the cathedral by more than 400 years!

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