The main entrance of Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England. The present building dates back to 1083, and cathedral status was granted in 1109.

The main entrance of Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England. The present building dates back to and cathedral status was granted in

'Raising the Roof at Ely Cathedral' - Ely, England

Glorious Roof at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire.The Cathedral started as a monastery in AD 673 founded by St Etheldreda.

"Ship of the Fens," Ely Cathedral | The Octagon Tower | Cambridgeshire, England | 11th century | Norman stone architecture

"Ship of the Fens," Ely Cathedral, Octagon Tower, Cambridgeshire ~ c Norman stone architecture

Ely Cathedral,

The Most Impressive Ceilings of All Time

Ely Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Indivisible Trinity of Ely is the main church of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.

Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire by SharpeImages.co.uk / Ely Cathedral was built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward the Wake. It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape

Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire built by William the Conqueror . It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape

High Altar of Ely Cathedral, England.

Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, England is a huge church in pretty much the middle of nowhere. This puzzles us moderns, but Ely was found.

Curves and Arches - Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England

This is the church where David and the choir from St. Mary of the Hills sang, Summer so beautiful. Curves and Arches - Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England

Ely Cathedral, side chapel

Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, England: side chapel fan vaulted ceiling. Photo by John Dalkin.

Ely Cathedral - Cambridgeshire, UK by nick.garrod, via Flickr.  The floor is spectacular!  Interesting how many cathedral floors have reappeared as quilt patterns.

Ely---Visited this English cathedral town each time I visited Amy & family. We purchased our wall unit from there in One of our favorite antique stores was located there. Ely's beautiful Cathedral dates back to 1066 and dominated the town.

Organ case in Ely cathedral by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. I've been outside but didn't get to go in. My great-great-great grandparents were married in Ely.

Elaborate organ case in Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England, by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.

Bookshop in Ely looking out window to Ely Cathedral.

Ely cathedral through the window bookshop, Topping & Company Booksellers in

Ely Cathedral, England.I would love to go see this place one day.Please check out  website thanks. www.photopix.co.nz

ARCHITECTURE – another great example of beautiful design. The century Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England.

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