Sunday, 7 July 2013

Liverpool - Anglican Cathedral

The Cathedral was built on St James´ Mount between 1901 and 1978 and is made of red sandstone. The architect Giles Gilbert Scott was only 22 years old. The original design of the Cathedral had two towers rather than the single central tower which was finally built, it is the second largest Anglican Cathedral in Europe. The tower is 100 m high and it holds the highest and heaviest peal of bells in the country. During the Blitz of 1941 George IV and Queen Elisabeth visited the Cathedral, encouraging the people of Liverpool to keep building.











In the far distance one can see the smoke from a fire in Kirkdale, which accidently started on that day.


2 comments:

  1. Hi really love the blog. Great photos!

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    1. Thank you Anonymous, I am pleased :)

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