Wimborne Minster, Dorset

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RIBApix ref no RIBA60302
CountryUK: England
CityWimborne
Subject Date1180
Image Date1870
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference20822
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Part of the former monastery and Benedictine nunnery on this site dating from Saxon times, this church is essentially Norman, built between 1120 and 1180. It is built in a combination of Dorset limestone and New Forest stone. It was extensively restored in 1885-1887.

Subject tags

towers, churches, stone, restoration, monasteries & convents