Chapels On East Side Of North Transept, AD 1178
Medium: Photographic print
Interior view of the chapels built east of the North Transept, Canterbury Cathedral, where Archbishop Thomas a Becket was murdered in 1170. The cathedral was founded in 597 by Saint Augustine and rebuilt in the Romanesque style by its Norman Archbishop Lanfranc. The nave and cloisters were rebuilt in Perpendicular style in the 14th century; the transepts and towers were completed in the 15th century.