Wakefield

Discover the beauty and charm of Wakefield, a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Immerse yourself in the rich history, picturesque landscapes, and vibrant culture of this quaint town.
Wakefield Cathedral Yorkshire England, Sheffield, Saints, Brittany, Wakefield Cathedral, County, West Yorkshire, Great Britain, British Isles

The spire of Wakefield Cathedral, at a height of approximately 247 feet, is the tallest church in Yorkshire and dominates the city skyline. The church has its origins in a pre-Conquest church, but the story of the present building starts circa 1150 when parts of the surviving nave north arcade were first built. This was followed in approximately 1220 by the southern arcade, which is made up of alternating round and octagonal columns. Following the probable collapse of a central tower around…

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