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Kings College

Fan vaulted ceiling
Cambridgeshire 4 - Kings College , a welsh dragon,a greyhound, a fleur de lys and a tudor rose

January 18th 2015
After our crepes and coffee we walked across the road, nay we snaked and weaved our way between hoards of college students walking, riding their bikes and taking selfies. Heading for Kings College we took our lives in our own hands. Entrance to the front is completely barred unless you are a student, It was a long walk for us plebs and non students around to the tradesmens entrance at the back ... read more
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18th January 2015

Fan vaults!
Oooh, I love Cambridge, its carved stone colleges and that most amazing chapel. Since it was so expensive to enter, I stayed a whole afternoon, drinking in those most wondrous carvings. The Fitzwilliam Museum also sounds like a delight! Oh, lucky you to be cruising your fabulous isle and visiting the splendid Ely cathedral. I look forward to your blog.
19th January 2015

fan vaulting
How they did it I can never imagine. I have seen some stunning vaulting and each one makes us go Wow every time. Ely was wonderful but do you know what we went to Peterborough the next day and I dont know if it was the choir singing in readiness for Evensong but the building was absolutely perfect. We just stood and looked and couldtn take our eyes off such beauty. Our cold isle is cold today.

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