Alms Houses Wells Somerset England
Houses built in the shadow of the church and by the church to house the poor. Wells, Somerset. Now used by Wells Cathedral School. very old buildings!
The Northern aspect of the cathedral and the Southern entrance to Vicars Close
The Chapter House of Wells Cathedral was completed in 1306. The octagonal building, accessed via well...
The Chapter House (Photographic permit 47588).
The impressive Nave of Wells Cathedral. The "scissor arches' were a mediaeval solution to sinking fou...
A view down Vicars' Close looks shorter than from the South end as the street was designed with a red...
Wells is the second smallest cathedral city in England (after the City of London) and was founded in 1205. It is located at the foot of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. It was named after the fact that there are three wells in the city closely associated with the cathedral.