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Ely Cathedral - Cambridgeshire - One of the most extraordinary churches in the world - The present Abbey was begun in 1082

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Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire

Snowy rooftops next to Ely Cathedral (Ely, Cambridgeshire) by A Greenwood on Flickr.

Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire by / Ely Cathedral was built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward the Wake. Ely Cathedral is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape

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