Cathedrals of Britain: West, South West and Wales

by Bernadette Fallon
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Publisher: Pen and Sword

Series: Cathedrals of Britain

Publication Date: June 30, 2018

ISBN: 9781526703989

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**Pointing persistently to heaven: A guide to UK cathedrals**

Rich, rolling countryside and historic towns, scenic coasts and picture-perfect landscapes. The west of England and Wales has many attractions, and not least of these are its cathedrals. Here you’ll find some of Britain’s finest and most awe-inspiring. From the country’s longest cathedral, at Winchester, to its smallest, at St Asaph. From the tallest spire in the country at Salisbury, to the longest Gothic stone vaulted ceiling in the world at Exeter.

You’ll also find the cathedral founded in the nation’s smallest city by the man who would become the patron saint of Wales. One of the most impressive and famous cathedral fronts in the country, decorated with one of the largest collections of medieval statues in Europe. And one of only six abbeys saved from destruction during Henry VIII’s purge of the Reformation.

**Book Four: The West and South West of England and Wales**