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Photo of Lincoln Cathedral

West Front

The spectacular cliff-like west facade of Lincoln Cathedral. The lower part, including the portals and tall niches, dates from the Romanesque period and includes some notable sculpture, including a frieze of Heaven and Hell from c.1140. The rest of the facade - the huge Gothic "screen" decorated with small blind arches - was added in the 1240s.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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