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Photo of Chartres Cathedral

Royal Portal (c.1150)

The west portal, known virtually since its completion as the Royal Portal (Porte Royale), was carved by 1150. Its magnificent sculptures are a visible transition from Romanesque to Gothic.

Photo Steve Cadman.