Is Salisbury Cathedral Gothic?
Considering this, in what ways is Salisbury Cathedral different from the French Gothic cathedrals?
The use of horizontal emphasis and the lancet windows instead of the rose windows.
Secondly, what is the Salisbury Cathedral made out of? Materials. Salisbury Cathedral makes exceptional use of Purbeck marble. Now Purbeck marble is not marble, nor in this case, does it come from the Isle of Purbeck. It is crystalline limestone, and it was quarried in Corfe Castle, Dorset.
Likewise, what is special about Salisbury Cathedral?
Salisbury Cathedral. The cathedral has the largest cloister and the largest cathedral close in Britain at 80 acres (32 ha). It contains a clock which is among the oldest working examples in the world, and has the best surviving of the four original copies of Magna Carta.
Is Salisbury Cathedral free?
There is not a compulsory entry charge to the cathedral at the time of writing. You must pay for the tour of the spire but ALL other parts of the cathedral are free.