Monday, March 07, 2011

Winchester Cathedral celebrates new structure

Winchester Cathedral has opened its first addition in 500 years. A purpose-built extension has been attached to the eastern corner of the existing building, which is the longest medieval cathedral in Europe.

It took the cathedral's stonemasons a year to construct the limestone attachment, which will provide storage, a new boiler and its first toilets. The £820,000 needed for the work was raised by the Friends of Winchester Cathedral.

Click here to read this article from the BBC