Worcester Cathedral seen from the bank of the River Severn

RIBApix ref no RIBA42081
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityWorcester
Subject Date1395
Image Date1959
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ENG/4066 (ES5908)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on this cathedral began in 1084. The central tower was built in 1358-1374. Major rebuilding work was undertaken in 1375-1395 with the completion of the nave and crossing, the west front, north porch and east cloister.

Subject tags

reflections, belfries, bell towers, riverside buildings, cathedrals, rivers