Norwich Cathedral, cloister and labyrinth - Norwich, England, UK - begun in 1096 and constructed out of flint and mortar and faced with a cream-coloured Caen limestone. A Saxon settlement and two churches were demolished to make room for the buildings. Completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a wooden spire covered with lead.
Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, England Norwich Cathedral Description At a time when major building of cathedral and churches was in progress, Norwich made a spectacular contribution, finished by c.1145, which has come down through the centuries very little altered with much of the original fabric still in situ. It is the resting place of Edith Cavell, a nurse in WW! shor as a spy by the Germans.