Salisbury Cathedral // Salisbury
At 404 ft., the spire of Salisbury Cathedral is the tallest in England, and can be seen from all around the city and miles beyond. It acquired this distinction in 1549, when the spire of Lincoln Cathedral collapsed. Similar collapses had struck many cathedral spires in the medieval period, and Salisbury’s would almost certainly have eventually suffered the same fate if it wasn’t for the involvement of famed architect Christopher Wren. In 1668, Wren added timber beams to the supporting piers of the spire and covered the supports with a false ceiling. Further supports were added in the Victorian era, and ongoing monitoring continues today.
I haven't got any trips booked at the moment, which makes me feel slightly edgy 😏🤷♀️ Although, who really needs to go anywhere else when you have gorgeous scenes like this on your doorstep?
But if you can recommend somewhere lovely (and cheap-ish) in the UK or Europe for in between Christmas and New Year, do let me know 😉😂
10 937 hours ago
As i drift across the city, looking at the view. I think it looks so pretty, but it would be better shared with you!