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Vézelay, Yonne, Burgundy, France
Canterbury, Kent, England, UK
Chartres, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
East end of Chartres Cathedral (c.1220-60), with five semi-circular radiating chapels. An extra row of single flying buttresses supported the apse from the beginning and a third row was added in the 14th century. Credit: Holly Hayes.
Gallery and clerestory in the east wall of the Gothic choir. Credit: Holly Hayes.
Southwest corner of portico and loggia, with relief of Adam and Eve, during Acqua Alta (high water). Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale), 14th cent. Venice, Italy. Credit: Holly Hayes.
Interior view of the transept crossing, the south transept (13th century) with Bishop's Eye window (c. 1330) and the south side of the nave, from the north transept. Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England. Credit: Holly Hayes.
Southwest tower, 14th century(?). Église St-Martin, Colmar, France. Credit: David Joyal.
The tall towers (and even part of the huge facade) of Lincoln Cathedral rise above the surrounding rooftops. View from northwest. The central tower was rebuilt around 1240 and raised to its present height in 1311; the twin west towers were built in the early 13th century and raised at the end of the 14th century... Credit: David Joyal.
View down the narrow south aisle with its rib vault, looking east to the apse. Bourges Cathedral, 13th century. Bourges, Centre, France. Credit: Holly Hayes.
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