Gothic Cathedral film

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Gothic – Medieval Cathedrals film

This film traces the stylistic development of medieval cathedrals and abbeys and explains some of the structural techniques employed in their construction.

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Film details

Most of our cathedrals and abbey churches were built during the Middle Ages. In the years following the Norman Conquest a huge rebuilding programme started which continued through the next four centuries. The style slowly evolved from Norman into early English, decorated, and, in the middle of the fourteenth century, perpendicular.


  • It is 30 minutes long and is available in WMV, Flash and Quicktime formats.
  • Copyright UWE Bristol 1998

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