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9e. Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral serves as both college chapel and the Cathedral for the diocese of Oxford.

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The tower and spire of Christ Church Cathedral.

 

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The cloisters of Christ Church Cathedral where the entrance is.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Looking across to the Lady Chapel and beyond the Latin Chapel, through the mighty columns of the nave and north aisle near the crossing tower.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The north window in the Lady Chapel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Details of the north window of the Lady Chapel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Looking from the nave into the Lady Chapel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Looking east down the nave to the chancel, altar and above the Rose Window.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Looking east down to the nave and up into the magnificent ceiling of the chancel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Two of the east windows and altar piece.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The Rose Window.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The fantastic vaulting of the chancel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The choir stalls and organ.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The beautiful 'musical' carvings in the choir stalls.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The stained glass window in the north wall of the Lady Chapel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The Lady Chapel and its east window.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The St Frideswide window in the Latin Chapel.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The cloisters, looking west from the north aisle of the nave.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The Becket Window with parts dating from ~1330.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Detail of the Becket Window.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The murder of Becket - a rare depiction of the sword bearing knights attacking him.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Details of Becket's murder in the painted glass window.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The Jonah window at the west end of the north aisle of the nave.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: Details of the Jonah Window.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The fine carved 'Romanesque' style carvings of the entrance to the Chapter House of Christ Church Cathedral.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The rib vaulting and windows of the Chapter House.

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The magnificent Chapter House is now a gift shop!

 

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Christ Church Cathedral: The ceiling and windows of the Chapter House.

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