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Statue at Welles Cathedral

Statue at Welles Cathedral

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Wells actually is a city, England's smallest. Like the village city of St David's in Wales, its claim to fame is its cathedral and what a cathedral at that. It rivals the totally different cathedrals of Exeter, Worcester and Durham to provide the best external view of a cathedral in England. It provides a wonderful illustration of Early English [Early Gothic] architecture at its very best.

Near the cathedral, outside the Bishop's Palace, the swans have been trained to pull a rope and ring a bell at appropriate times for food.

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October 28, 2004 new by davidx (1 point)

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