Cathedral of St Etienne, Bourges

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RIBApix ref no RIBA9081
Architect/DesignerBerruyer, Philip (d. 1261)
Boeswillwald, Paul-Louis
Artist/PhotographerCox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)
CountryFrance
CityBourges
Subject Date1324
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceF 70
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Bernard Cox / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the Cathedral began in 1195. The nave was completed by 1255 and the west facade in 1270. It was consecrated in 1324. The architect was Paul-Louis Boeswillwald and the master builder was Philip Berruyer.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, cathedrals, buttresses