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Salisbury, in Central Southern England, sits in a natural bowl, surrounded by gentle rolling hills.

It is a good example of 13th century town planning. Arranged as a series of squares, or "Chequers", with a small stream (actually an open drain) originally running down the centre of each street. Very forward thinking for its time.

It owed its wealth to the "Golden Economy". Sheep and wheat, and evidence of the water meadow ridge and furrow system of agriculture still exist everywhere.
Harnham Mill in May 2008Laverstock Down in December 2005Langford LakesHeale House gardensSnowdrop WalkIbsley BridgeCathedral GateCathedral & CloistersThe Cathedral & Queen Elizabeth GardensSalisbury Cathedral in FebruaryHarnham water meadows and SpireSalisbury Cathedral in the sunCathedral in the frostTreesYet more treesGrassesThe Old Eel House, Salisbury.Laverstock Down in winter

Categories & Keywords
Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Landscapes
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Cathedral, England, River, Salisbury, Spire, Wiltshire


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1.Saxon Photography
A very enjoyable gallery thanks for taking the time to add some very informative captions. Salisbury is probably my favourite English cathedral, particularly its setting and elegant lines and your photographs certainly do it justice.

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