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jul 22, 1081 - Ely Cathedral, England, (United Kingdom)

Description:

1. What parts of the church were built in the 11th century?
- West facade
- Nave
- Transept

2. What architectural style was used for the Lady Chapel? What characteristics can you identify here?
- Perpendicular style
- Lierne: a decorative, non structural supplementary rid added to Gothic vaulting, vaults with ribs

3. What is a lantern? Why was the lantern at Ely built out of wood, and not stone? What techniques were used?
- Because the supports were not strong enough to hold a stone lantern
- crossing tower; it collapsed with stone so wood was used because it's lighter;
- hammerbeam truss (short cantilevers extending out from the wall to narrow the span)

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Date:

jul 22, 1081
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~ 937 years ago

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