Flickrfan: Downside Abbey

December 19, 2009

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Photographed by Lawrence OP

Downside Abbey church with its tower, seen from the south side, is one of the largest neo-Gothic churches in England, and a minor basilica. The tower, completed in 1938, at 166 feet (55m), is the second highest in Somerset.



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