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This great Surrey cathedral is one of the few churches to come out of the 20th-century. Its design by Sir Edward Maufe had been... More..

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Photo © Fred255 (17th March 2008)
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"Guildford Through The Arches"

Guildford cathedral was started in 1936, when the foundation stone was laid by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, William Lang. It sits atop Stag Hill, to the NW of Guildford town centre, and owes its existence to the creation of a new diocese, separate from Winchester, in 1927. Building work was suspended during the second world war, and resumed in 1952. It is reported that the bricks were made from the red clay on the site, and sold for 2/6d (half-a-crown) to defray the costs of construction. In the wall of the cathedral are bricks signed by several members of the Royal Family, including the Queen (Elizabeth II) and Prince Philp

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Photographer: © Fred255 (Gallery)(17th March 2008)
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Guildford Through The Arches

Guildford cathedral was started in 1936, when the foundation stone was laid by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, William Lang. It sits atop Stag Hill, to the NW of Guildford town centre, and owes its existence to the creation of a new diocese, separate from Winchester, in 1927. Building work was suspended during the second world war, and resumed in 1952. It is reported that the bricks were made from the red clay on the site, and sold for 2/6d (half-a-crown) to defray the costs of construction. In the wall of the cathedral are bricks signed by several members of the Royal Family, including the Queen (Elizabeth II) and Prince Philp
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Camera Make: RICOH Model: Caplio GX100
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 4 mm, Aperture: f 3.6, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/133 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 12, 2007, 4:55 pm
ImageID:1056147, Image size: 1200 x 910 pixels

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Comment by poePremier Member! Click for more info..(20th March 2008)

A beautiful photo Fred. Gorgeous colours

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