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Canterbury Cathedral From South West

Canterbury Cathedral From South West England
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Stock #: 92309
City: Canterbury
Country: England
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: Sep-01
PM City: Massillon
PM State: Ohio
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Since A. D. 597, when St. Augustine landed in Kent, the site on which Canterbury Cathedral stands has been occupied by a Christian Church. The Present edifice dates from 1070, when the old Saxon church was rebuilt by Bishop Lanfranc. The Choir (the longest n England) was completed in 1184, and the Nave in 1380. The total length is 522 feet, and the centric tower is 235 feet high.