Built in the 14th century, the Great Cloister is widely regarded as the first and best example of fan vaulting in the world making it of international architectural significance. The intricate design of the medieval stonemasonry is remarkable. Gloucester Cathedral was initially a monastic community of men and women, thereafter an abbey, the Cloister was the centre of this life. It was used in the filming of Harry Potter and now known as ‘Hogwarts’ to fans.
September 29th, 2022
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