Latest Somerset Photographs http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/ 2,000+ photos of Somerset, UK, updated daily http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss somersetguide.co.uk Wells and Mendips Museum http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img309.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-mendip-museum.jpg"><br /> Located in the Chancellor's house, across the road from the cathedral is the Wells and Mendips Museum. The oldest parts of this Grade II listed building date back to the 15th century but the majority... Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:03:33 +0000 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image309.htm Cathedral Green - Wells http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img308.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-cathedral-green.jpg"><br /> It's green and it's right in front of the cathedral...... Sun, 04 Nov 2012 15:51:15 +0000 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image308.htm Wells Cathedral External Clock http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img307.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-cathedral-clock.jpg"><br /> The 14th/15th century clock situated on the northern side of Wells Cathedral. It is driven by the same mechanism as the better known clock inside - this was until recently hand wound, but is now elec... Sun, 04 Nov 2012 15:47:25 +0000 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image307.htm Sadler Street - Wells http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img306.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-sadler-street.jpg"><br /> Sadler Street in Wells backs onto the Cathedral Green - hence the remains of the old gatehouse. The Great West Gate dates back to at least 1473 and would have formed part of a defensive wall surround... Sun, 15 Jul 2012 11:31:43 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image306.htm Mullins House - Wells http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img305.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-georgian.jpg"><br /> The fine Georgian Mullins House on New Street and The Liberty in Wells. The house is now owned by the Wells Cathedral School. It is home to the string and keyboard departments along with some fine gr... Sun, 15 Jul 2012 11:23:20 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image305.htm Wells Cathedral towers http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img304.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-cathedral-tall.jpg"><br /> ... Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:54:40 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image304.htm The West Front - Wells Cathedral http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img303.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-cathedral-facade.jpg"><br /> The magnificent West Front of Wells Cathedral replete with its 300 medieval figure sculptures. The cathedral is Norman, dating back over 1000 years. It is the seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells who... Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:25:35 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image303.htm Wells Cathedral - West Front detail http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img302.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-cathedral-detail.jpg"><br /> A small sample of the more than 300 statues that adorn the West Front of Wells Cathedral. There were originally 500 of these medieval figure sculptures and they were painted and gilded. This was remo... Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:19:30 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image302.htm Wells Cathedral - NW aspect http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img301.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells-cathedral.jpg"><br /> View of the incredibly ornate west front and some of the northern flank of Wells Cathedral. The majority of the cathedral was built between the 11th and 13th centuries. The roof of the octagonal ch... Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:57:59 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image301.htm Wells Cathedral http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/img300.htm <img src="http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/photos/data/thumbnails/2/wells.jpg"><br /> Construction of Wells cathedral began over 1,000 years ago. It was more or less complete by the mid 13th century although there have been extensions and renovations since. The West front, which yo... Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:02:00 +0100 http://www.somersetguide.co.uk/image300.htm